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Gender behind bars: human rights violations in women’s prisons : applying a feminist criminology approach to the case of Paraguay
The particularities of Human Rights violations that women in prison have suffered are often overshadowed by those of their male counterparts. This research underscores how gender plays into a systematic form of oppression ...
An ecofeminist perspective of the impact of development policies on women’s lives. The case of Ethiopia
Development is a contested concept that is still evolving within the global debate in which gender literature largely contributes. However, if there is no consensus on the broad notion of development, the integration of ...
Women and HIV/AIDS in prison: a human rights approach : the Angola context
Prisoners do not (should not) lose their rights while they are deprived of their liberty under the custody of the State besides the lawful limitations inherent to incarceration. They must be considered by the State as part ...
That inevitable suffering? : framing women and torture behind bars
Women in detention have been receiving increased attention from international, regional and national human rights organisations. Despite increased attention, the number of women in detention continues to grow, necessitating ...
Indigenous justice systems in Guatemala: barrier or opportunity for women?
Indigenous justice systems have often been criticised for violating women’s rights, yet it is not clear how justice systems in communities with changing power structures and influences from both ladino and indigenous ...