Blog

A community sentence for women with mental health needs

Olivia Rope, PRI's Policy & Programme Manager, describes her recent visit to a pilot programme in England where women offenders are being diverted from prison and towards community-based sentences that include mental health treatment.

Olivia Rope1st November 2018

PRI’s approach: as needed as ever

Florian Irminger, PRI's new Executive Director, reflects upon how the organisation’s practical approach to penal reform is as relevant as ever.

Florian Irminger13th September 2018

Life imprisonment: A practice in desperate need of reform

At the 2018 UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, PRI called on the UN and its member states to address the global increase in life sentences. This blog summarises the causes of the current crisis and its ramifications for the human rights of prisoners.

Katie Reade11th June 2018