Alternatives to Imprisonment for Women Offenders

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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Length
60-90 min.
Effort
30 min per day
Level
Introductory
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
online
Certificate
No
Price
free

Course summary

This self-paced module addresses gender-based discrimination in the criminal justice system and explains non-custodial measures that should be made available to women offenders in line with international standards and norms. This course was developed by UNODC and the Council of Europe for criminal

About this course

This self-paced module addresses gender-based discrimination in the criminal justice system and explains non-custodial measures that should be made available to women offenders in line with international standards and norms.

This course was developed by UNODC and the Council of Europe for criminal justice practitioners.

Please note that this module does not contain a post-test, and therefore no certificate will be issued.

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Target audience

Member State officials on international security threats such as transnational organized crime, terrorism, illicit drugs, trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants, wildlife and forest crime, cybercrime as well as provide training on border control, intelligence analysis, gender issues, anti-corruption, HIV/AIDS and human rights.

Learning objectives

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the operational and normative aspects of prison systems
  • Discuss the gender-based discrimination in the criminal justice system
  • Explain non-custodial measures that should be available to women offenders in line with international standards and norms.