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2021 / 05 / 26

The FemiJust project partners invite you to an international conference „A just punishment for women? Punitive practices and female offenders‘ experiences“

 

What does a just punishment mean? How to ensure its justness? What are the experiences of women who face punishment? These and other questions will be addressed at the upcoming international online conference.

The Research Council of Lithuania co-funded Project “Defeminised criminal justice: female offenders’ penalties and their experience of punishment” (Femijust) partner team consisting of Law Institute of the Lithuanian Center for Social Sciences, University of Cambridge Institute of Criminology and Vytautas Magnus University kindly invites you to attend the international conference „A just punishment for women? Punitive practices and female offenders‘ experiences“, taking place on the 23th of June 2021. The conference will be held remotely through an interactive online platform.

The conference will discuss the issue of fair punishment for women, analyse trends in the interpretation of women's criminal behaviour and the composition of criminal activity, as well as delve into the applicable punishment mechanisms and practices. Presentations will be delivered by members of the academic community, practitioners in this field and other representatives.

Participation in the conference is free, but registration is required. You can register for the event here.

Event agenda will be published shortly.

The conference is part of the Lithuanian Science Council co-funded project “Defeminised criminal justice: female offenders’ penalties and their experiences of punishment” (FemiJust). You can find out more about the project here.