Resources listing

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 […]

Languages: English

Briefing

Coronavirus: Preventing harm and human rights violations in criminal justice systems

As governments around the world continue to navigate the global coronavirus pandemic, with some beginning to ease restrictions in communities and prison systems, while others grapple with increasing infection rates and spikes in cases, PRI’s briefing published 14 July 2020 considers how criminal justice systems are responding, how it is affecting people serving custodial and […]

Languages: English

Multimedia

Webinar launch of Global Prison Trends 2020

Prisons and justice systems are facing unprecedented challenges brought by the COVID-19 global pandemic. At this launch event for PRI’s report, Global Prison Trends 2020, international leaders and experts addressed chronic issues that have led to this human rights and public health crisis with people in prison being so vulnerable – and critically, questioned how […]

Languages: English

Guidelines

Women in prison: mental health and well-being – a guide for prison staff

People in prison have a disproportionately high rate of poor mental health, and research shows these rates are even higher for women in prison. While primary care remains the responsibility of healthcare professionals, frontline prison staff play an important role in protecting and addressing mental health needs of women in prison. Penal Reform International (PRI), […]

Languages: English

Brochure

2020-2023 Strategy for Penal Reform International

This year PRI is celebrating 30 years of accomplishments in developing and promoting fair and effective criminal justice systems across the world. Today, we set our trajectory for the coming decade, launching our new strategy for 2020-2023.

Languages: English

Report

Prison Staff/ციხის პერსონალი – Desk research/სამაგიდე კვლევა

The publication has been produced by Rehabilitation Initiative of Vulnerable Groups (Author: Natalia Tsagareli) within the framework of the EU funded project “Monitoring Government’s Commitments and Promoting Penal Reforms through the Engagement of CSOs” which is implemented by Penal Reform International South Caucasus Regional Office. In order to ensure the optimal management of the prison, […]

Languages: English, Georgian

Submission

Submission to PC-CP WG on European Prison Rules revision

This submission to the Working Group of the Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP) was made ahead of its meeting on 17–19 September 2018 in Strasbourg, where the Working Group will discuss revisions to the European Prison Rules. It is a joint submission with the Association for the Prevention of Torture. The European Committee on Crime […]

Languages: English

Multimedia

Videos: Promoting gender-specific treatment of women prisoners and offenders in Kenya

These five short films consisting of a number of interviews with prison and probation staff in Kenya, as well as PRI staff, highlight the specific challenges that women offenders face in Kenya, and the importance of incorporating a gender-sensitive approach using the UN Bangkok Rules. Since 2015, PRI has been delivering a programme of ‘Training of […]

Languages: English