Police Reform and Gender

Tuesday, January 1, 2008
United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW)

The following tool on police reform and gender focuses on the importance of strengthening the ability of the police to understand and address the different security needs of the entire population (including men, women, boys and girls, from all walks of life) and creating non-discriminatory and representative police institutions. This compiled information is based on international research and field experience and discusses internal issues (institutional culture) and external issues (police and procedures for addressing crime) in police reform.

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DCAF, Police Reform and Gender (2009)