Exercise 10 Role-play: Non-custodial responses to offending


Learning objectives


After completing this exercise, trainees will be able to:

  • Describe some policies concerning “non-custodial measures”1
  • Identify gender-responsive aspects of non-custodial measures
  • Understand the challenges for donors of supporting reform processes whilst promoting ownership of them by national authorities

1    Non-custodial measures are alternatives to imprisonment. These include processes such as mediation and diversion, and sanctions such as warnings, compensation orders, suspended or deferred sentence, probation, community service, fines and house arrest.