Resources listing


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 new report Global Prison Trends 2020, held on 22 April 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 we should respond, now and in the long-term.

Languages: English


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

This guide is written to help understand how life in prison can affect a person’s mental health, with a focus on women. It describes how to recognise the signs of poor mental health and how best to respond. It also includes a checklist based on international human rights standards aimed to help with the implementation of key aspects of prison reform and advocacy initiatives in line with international standards and norms.

Languages: English


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


Policy Document Analysis – Prison Staff/პენიტენციური სისტემის პერსონალი

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 PromotingPenal Reforms through the Engagement of CSOs” which is implemented by Penal Reform InternationalSouth Caucasus Regional Office.

Languages: English, Georgian


Global Prison Trends 2017

The third edition in our Global Prison Trends series, identifying the latest developments and challenges in criminal justice and prison policy and practice.

Languages: English