Six NGOs from Kenya and Uganda visit Uganda to learn about and share good practice on working with women prisoners.
4th March 2016
Successful challenge to life without parole for children in the US led by former PRI Board Member, Bryan Stevenson
A landmark ruling by US Supreme Court means that it will be very hard for US courts ever to impose LWOP on juveniles again.
3rd February 2016
The post-2015 development agenda shouldn't ignore criminal justice policy and practice. It is the poorest - and the most vulnerable - who are most adversely affected by unfair and inefficient criminal justice systems.
4th March 2015
PRI's Programme Development Director reflects on the 6th International Conference of the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) and suggests five related issues which need further discussion in the years ahead.
22nd December 2014
Convincing states that imprisoning children is the least appropriate method can be difficult but there have been successes
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is 25 years old today. PRI asks Renate Winter, a member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, about its successes and challenges for the future.
Expert guest for PRI20th November 2014
The Children’s Act has immensely improved the lives of many Ugandan children, including those in the justice system. However, more needs to be done particularly to protect the growing number of street children.
3rd October 2014
PRI Programme Development Director, Nikhil Roy, reports from an expert debate in New Delhi, India, where the government is considering a change in the law.
27th August 2014
Marta Santos Pais, the Special Rapporteur on Violence, explains why the new UN Model Strategies and Practical Measures for the Elimination of Violence against Children are so important.
15th July 2014