Gender-based violence and access to justice

Strategies for controlling crimes against women in the State of Rio de Janeiro


This research presents two core questions. Firstly, it seeks to understand how the criminal justice system and public safety operators are organized in the fight against crimes against women. Secondly, it aims to know the experiences and perceptions of women who experienced violence about the treatment received from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies.

: estratégias de controle dos crimes contra a mulher no Estado do Rio de Janeiro

Project Objectives

It seeks to create a dialogue network between the justice system and users, which will improve management flows in police headquarters within the scope of justice and in relation to preventive actions for protecting and sheltering women.

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