EUPOL COPPS held a three day workshop for Female Prison Officers working within CRCs
March 23, 2023
EUPOL COPPS held a three day workshop for Female Prison Officers working within CRCs (Correction and Rehabilitation Centres).
During the workshop, ICHR (Independent Commission for Human Rights) presented its report on imprisoned women, TRC (Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Victims of Torture) presented their psychosocial work with inmates, there was training in Bangkok Rules and Human Rights in prison, by the MOI (Ministry of Interior).
The Swedish Prison Governor Charlotte Magnusson presented the Swedish Prison and Probation Services’ journey towards a more equal division of women and men within its management. The last day of the workshop allowed for the participants to practice the acquired knowledge by training in sentence planning. All themes in the workshop were filtered through a human rights and gender lens in operations and sentence planning; two important cornerstones in shaping a secure and modern prison service.
25 female prison officers participated and all 7 prisons were represented.