For a selection of recommended international resources on women prisoners and offenders, see below.
UNODC, Handbook for prison managers and policymakers on women and imprisonment, Criminal Justice Handbook Series, 2nd edition, 2014
Dignity/Jo Baker & Therese Rytter, Conditions for women in detention, 2014
Prison Reform Trust, International good practice: alternatives to imprisonment for women offenders, 2014
Prison Reform Trust, Brighter Futures: Working together to reduce women’s offending, 2014
UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Pathways to, conditions and consequences of incarceration for women (A/68/340), 2013
Women in Prison, State of the estate: Women in Prison’s report on the women’s custodial estate 2011-12, 2013
DCAF, Penal Reform and Gender: Update on the Bangkok Rules, Gender and Security Sector Reform Toolkit, 2012
L Artz, Y Hoffman-Wanderer & K Moult, Hard Time(s): Women’s Pathways to Crime and Incarceration, GHJRU, University of Cape Town, 2012
International Centre for Prison Studies, World Female Imprisonment List, 2nd edition, 2011
AdvocAid, United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Female Offenders, 2011
UNODC/WHO, Women’s Health in Prison: Action Guidance and Checklists to Review Current Policies and Practices, 2011
UNODC, Gender in the criminal justice assessment tool, Criminal Justice Assessment Toolkit, 2010
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