Women in detention: a guide to gender-sensitive monitoring

2017Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT)

In this paper, "Women in detention" is addressed to monitoring bodies responsible for the external scrutiny of places of deprivation of liberty. It outlines the risks faced by women deprived of their liberty of being subjected to torture and ill-treatment and measures that can be taken to reduce such risks.

Key wordsforced migration / gender based violence / human rights / torture prevention / violence / Violence Against Women