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Prisons and COVID-19: how is the pandemic complicating how other emergencies are mitigated or prevented

Prisons and other detention facilities face a whole host of emergencies from environmental and technological hazards, such as tornados or earthquakes. In this expert blog for PRI, as part of our Global Prison Trends series, J. Carlee Purdum, an expert on hazards, disasters and prisons, reflects on how plans need to be developed and adapted […]

Dr. J. Carlee Purdum 29th September 2020

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019

PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2019 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2019 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2019, in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (our annual flagship publication); PRI celebrated its 30th anniversary and launched its 2020-2023 strategy, alongside its new visual profile, which itself […]

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Coronavirus and women in detention: A gender-specific approach missing

En español. The coronavirus pandemic has brought a whole host of responses by prisons and wider justice systems, but the plight of women has been neglected or overtly disregarded. Without a gender-specific assessment and response to coronavirus, lives of women in criminal justice systems are at risk and human rights violations will continue.  This expert […]

Olivia Rope 4th June 2020