This guidance document on implementing the United Nations Rules on the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders, co-published with the Thailand Institute of Justice, is part of PRI’s Toolbox on the UN Bangkok Rules. It has been updated in 2021 to reflect new standards, particularly the Nelson Mandela Rules and the […]
PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2020 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2020 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2020, in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (our annual flagship publication); When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, PRI respond swiftly, releasing analysis and recommendations on the effects of the […]
Women who kill in the context of domestic violence in Uganda: How does the criminal justice system respond?
This research examines the response of the Ugandan criminal justice system to homicides committed by women, in particular women who have experienced domestic violence. A survey of women in prison who have been convicted for murder and manslaughter showed that 19 per cent had killed a male partner or family member. The findings of this […]