Country Finland
Year 2018
Type of Measure Justice > Training
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The Office of the Prosecutor General provides training in sexual and violent crimes against women and children to prosecutors annually. The Office provides training also in trafficking in human beings. Crime inspectors and judges may also participate in the courses. The topics of the courses are criminal investigation, deliberation of charges, prosecuting and sensitive meetings. Courses are practical focusing on legal praxis, real cases and the problems related to them. In 2014 – 2018 there were altogether 27 training days for prosecutors on the topic and in all 176 person attended to courses.

Source of Information

Finland's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.27.