Members of Criminologists without Borders make periodic presentations on issues that highlight evdence-based approaches to addressing issues of crime and justice.
Criminologists without Borders co-sponsored an Ancillary Session at the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on April 15, 2015 at the
Qatar National Convention Center, Doha.
From Research to Practice:
Justice, Safety and Inclusion
the session was moderated by Dr. Anna Alvazzi del Frate, Research Director, Small Arms Survey, Geneva, Switzerland.
Speakers at the session included:
Dr. Rajah Ray Jureidini, Professor, Migration Ethics and Human Rights, Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar - ‘The Dull Compulsion of Transnational Corruption in Migrant Labour Recruitment’
Dr. Margaret Shaw, Crime and Social Policy Consulting, Montreal, Canada - ‘Learning from others - women's safety and sexual exploitation in different country contexts.'
Dr. Rosemary Barberet, Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York USA - 'Public contribution to crime prevention and raising awareness of criminal justice: Lessons learned from women’s initiatives around the globe’
Part of this panel highlighted a report:
Public contribution to crime prevention and raising awareness of criminal justice: Lessons learned from women’s initiatives around the globe
This report summarizes recent research published in line with the theme of the United Nations Crime Congress in Doha, Qatar in 2015 for Workshop 4, “Public contribution to crime prevention and raising awareness of criminal justice: Experiences and lessons learned." It focuses on the lessons learned from women´s initiatives in contributing to crime prevention and increased awareness of justice issues around the world. The report is prefaced by a summary of what is known and unknown in this area, as well as recommendations. Research excerpts are then featured from the major world regions. This report was drafted by Rosemary Barberet. A copy of this document is linked here.
Panel Session at United Nations
in New York City (2016)
“Women's Empowerment, Sustainable Development, And Strategies To Eliminate Violence Against Women And Girls”
Presented at the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Criminologists without Borders &
International Sociological Association
Margaret Abraham (ISA)
Lori Sudderth (USA)
Jennifer Peirce (USA)
Olga Espinoza (Chile)
Josephine Beoku-Betts (USA)
A reading list on this subject was distributed at this session. A copy is available here.
The panel presentation sponsored by Criminologists Without Borders at the UN Crime Congress in Qatar.