Women and the Criminal Justice System - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111416


The chapter entitled Women and the criminal justice system explores the prevalence and nature of female victimization, female criminality, as well as the processing of female offenders through the criminal justice system in Canada. Specifically, the types of offences perpetrated against females and by females are examined, as are trends over time in police-reported incidents, completed court cases and admissions to provincial and federal correctional services. Trends involving female youth and female adult offenders are explored separately.

Issue Number: 2010001
Author(s): Hotton, Tina
FormatRelease dateMore information
HTMLApril 1, 2011
PDFApril 1, 2011