Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Reform Resources

Gender in the Criminal Justice System

  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Criminal Justice System Responses Gender-based based Violence Against Women: A Global Review of Emerging Evidence  English NEW!

  • Strengthening Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Responses to Violence against Women English
  • RESPECT - Preventing violence against women: A framework for policymakers English 
  • Handbook on Effective Police Responses to Violence against Women EnglishSpanishFrench
  • Training Curriculum on Effective Police Responses to Violence against Women EnglishSpanishFrench
  • Handbook on Effective Prosecution Responses to Violence against Women and Girls English
  • Resource Book for Trainers on Effective Prosecution Responses to Violence against Women and Girls English , Ukrainian 
  • Handbook for the Judiciary on Effective Criminal Justice Responses to Gender-based Violence against Women and Girls  English, Spanish NEW!
  • Toolkit on Strengthening the Medico-Legal Response to Sexual Violence English  
  • Gender-Related killing of Women and Girls Brochure EnglishFrenchSpanishArabicChineseRussian
  • Essential services package for women and girls subject to violence: 

Modules 1-5 : ArabicEnglishFrenchSpanish,  RussianChinese

Module 6 : Implementation Guide ArabicEnglishFrenchSpanish

Module 7 :Costing Tool English NEW!

  • The Trial of Rape: Understanding the criminal justice system response to sexual violence in Thailand and Viet Nam EnglishThaiVietnamese
  • A Practitioner's Toolkit on Women's Access to Justice Programming EnglishSpanish
  • United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders (The Bangkok Rules) with their Commentary English French Spanish 
  • Handbook on Women and Imprisonment English 2nd edition, Arabic 2nd edition, RussianTurkishSpanish
  • Training curriculum on Women and Imprisonment Version 1.0, EnglishAlbanianBosnianCroatianMacedonianMontenegrinSerbian
  • Information note for criminal justice practitioners on non-custodial measures for women offenders English
  • Afghanistan: Female Prisoners and their social reintegration English
  • Toolkit on Gender-Responsive Non-Custodial Measures English NEW!

ELearning

Module 1: Overview and Introduction to the Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

Module 2: Essential Health Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

Module 3: Essential Justice and Policing Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

Module 4: Essential Social Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence

Module 5: Essential Action for Governance and Coordination of Governance

  • E-learning course on Alternatives to Imprisonment for Women Offenders English