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Event: Shifting the needle: The impact of global drug policy on women

PRI and five partners will hold an online launch of The Impact of Global Drug Policy on Women: Shifting the Needle (2020) at the 64th session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, with Elizabeth Broderick, Chair of UN Working Group on discrimination against women, and several authors of the book discussing their experiences and research on the diverse ways in which global drug policies impact on women.

Languages: English

Public Statement

Pledge on child rights and criminal justice

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.

Languages: English, Spanish

Public Statement

Joint statement on death penalty abolition

Joint Statement at the 14th UN Crime Congress calling for abolition of the death penalty to be an integral part of crime prevention programmes and criminal justice reforms

Languages: English

Briefing

Prisons and COVID-19: Lessons from an ongoing crisis

This briefing identifies several lessons from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, drawing on four case studies that focus on the response to the pandemic in Colombia, Indonesia, Ireland, and Kenya.

Languages: English

Multimedia

Event: Global Prison Trends at the 14th UN Crime Congress

Side event at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on the key trends and challenges in prison systems worldwide, with insight from the upcoming Global Prison Trends 2021.

Languages: English

Multimedia

Event: Life imprisonment at the 14th UN Crime Congress

Side event at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice examining the reasons for why the use of life imprisonment has increased, and the human rights and corrections-related challenges faced in implementing the sentence.

Languages: English

Multimedia

Video: Punitive drug laws: 10 years undermining the Bangkok Rules

This video, produced by Dejusticia together with PRI and several other partners, describes the ways in which punitive drug legislation has impacted upon the achievement of the Bangkok Rules, and offers several recommendations on how to translate the commitments set in the Bangkok Rules into drug policy. 

Languages: English

Briefing

Punitive drug laws: 10 years undermining the Bangkok Rules

Marking the 10-year anniversary of the Bangkok Rules, this briefing paper analyses the concrete ways in which punitive drug legislation has impacted upon the achievement of the Bangkok Rules, and offers several recommendations on how to translate the commitments set in the Bangkok Rules into drug policy.

Languages: English, Spanish

Public Statement

Joint Call to Action to implement the UN Bangkok Rules

December 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders (the Bangkok Rules). Ten years on, we have seen progress for women in criminal justice systems in some areas, and this is to be celebrated, but implementation of the […]

Languages: Arabic, English, French, Russian, Spanish