Double punishment: The situation, challenges and adversities faced by mothers in prison around the world
Around the world, thousands of children are separated from their mother – often the primary caregiver – when she is sent to prison. In the fifth blog of our series marking the tenth anniversary of the UN Bangkok Rules, Miranda Rathmell, a Prison Officer at HMP Downview in the UK, looks at the complex and […]
21st June 2021
In this blog, Jérôme Mangelinckx considers the drivers and implications of the growing female prison population in Peru, examining the overuse of detention for those awaiting trial, and how to move towards greater use of non-custodial alternatives to detention. 2020 marked the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners […]
26th April 2021
Joint statement calling on States present at the 14th UN Crime Congress to make a pledge to ensure that children are seen, heard, and fully able to participate, and children’s rights are upheld in criminal justice policy and practice.
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