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Public Lecture 2013

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UNAFEI Public Lecture Held at the Ministry of Justice, Japan

UNAFEI, the Japan Criminal Policy Society Foundation and the Asia Crime Prevention Foundation have collectively hosted annual public lectures on criminal justice policy.

On 24 January 2013, Visiting Experts from the United States and Thailand delivered lectures on the treatment of female offenders at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Justice to an audience of about 150 people, including personnel from government offices including the Ministry of Justice and Public Prosecutors Offices, universities, NGOs, etc. and 22 participants of the 153rd International Senior Seminar. The lectures were concluded with great success.

The lecturers and topics of the Public Lecture were as follows:

(1) Dr. Patricia Van Voorhis, Professor Emerita, School of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati
"Policy Developments Regarding the Treatment of Women Offenders in the U.S.: The Slow Process of Change"

(2) Dr. Nathee Chitsawang, Deputy Director, Office of the Attorney General of Thailand
"Key Issues of Women Prisoners: Lessons Learned from Thai Prisons"

The contents of the lectures are available below:

Dr. Patricia Van Voorhis

Dr. Nathee Chitsawang