International Symposium on Girls in Conflicts with the Law
The International Symposium on Girls in Conflict with the Law launches on October 27, 2020 and runs through March 2021. The webinar series brings leading experts together to explore the unique vulnerabilities that girls’ face when they come into conflict with the law.
Dui Hua joins its partners Patricia Lee, Managing Attorney of the Juvenile Unit of the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office; the Centre of Comparative and Public Law and the Centre for Criminology of the University of Hong Kong (HKU); and Penal Reform International in proudly presenting the International Symposium on Girls in Conflict with the Law.
Through panel discussions, keynote addresses, and research presentations presenters will speak to and share best practices on specific topics. Expert presenters from 10 countries will share their expertise on topics including criminal procedures for girl offenders; restorative justice and diversion practices; sex trafficking of girls; services to address mental illness, drug abuse or physical disability; and the psychological and social impacts on girl offenders worldwide.
For registration & symposium details, please visit duihua.org
Neglected Needs: Girls in the Criminal Justice System
Dui Hua has translated into Chinese a key resource on girls in the criminal justice system. Neglected Needs: Girls in the Criminal Justice System, published by Penal Reform International and the Inter-agency Panel for Juvenile Justice, the paper examines the specific challenges faced by girls in contact with the criminal justice system and makes recommendations for strengthening the protection of their rights.
Neglected Needs: Girls in the Criminal Justice System (Chinese, PDF 4.34MB)