Gender Inequality

Supported by UN Women, police forces are becoming more responsive to survivors of violence

Worldwide, only 1 out of 10 female survivors seek help from the police, according to a 2015 United Nations report. Image: UN Women/Fahad Abdullah Kaizer

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Jane Townsley giving transformational training to the police force in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Her experiences in Cox’s Bazar largely informed the peer guidance in the Police Handbook. Image: UN Women/Julian D’Silva

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Jane Townsley delivered remote training to police force in Cox’s Bazar during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a chapter especially included in the Handbook by Townsley, she highlighted the importance of coordination in times of normality and during times of crisis. Image: UN Women
Female police officers in Cox’s Bazar attending transformational training delivered by Jane Townsley. Image: UN Women/Julian D’Silva
Jane Townsley's experiences in Cox’s Bazar largely informed the peer guidance in the Police Handbook. Image: UN Women/Julian D’Silva

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