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

Briefing

Covid-19 and the Rights of Children of Parents who are Incarcerated: Impacts and Recommendations

This jointly published briefing addresses the unique situation of children who have a parent(s) in prison, or may be living in prison with their mother during the coronavirus pandemic. These children already face a range of specific rights considerations, many of which have been exacerbated by the global pandemic. This briefing provides both impacts 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

Report

Global Prison Trends 2020

PRI’s flagship publication Global Prison Trends, published alongside the Thailand Institute of Justice, was published in April 2020 – at a crucial time – as prisons worldwide are being pushed to breaking point by the COVID-19 pandemic. Global Prison Trends 2020 documents the chronic issues that have led to this human rights and public health […]

Languages: English, French, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Report

Sentencing of women convicted of drug-related offences

Drug‑related offences are known to have a particular and disproportionate impact on women. Eighty-two per cent of all women in prison in Thailand are imprisoned for a drug offence; in the Philippines, the proportion of women in prison for a drug offence is 53% and in Peru and Costa Rica it is more than 60%. […]

Languages: English

Report

Penal Reform International’s work in Uzbekistan in 2019 – highlights and successes

A summary of PRI’s work and achievements in Uzbekistan in 2019, on the creation of a new probation service; the development of monitoring mechanisms to prevent torture and ill-treatment in places of detention; investigating complaints and death in custody; and the role of prison staff in rehabilitation programmes and the re-socialisation of detainees. The activities […]

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

Briefing

Policy briefing: EU-Indonesia Human Rights Dialogue

In this policy briefing the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (ICJR) and Penal Reform International (PRI) detail key concerns on the interlinking issues on the agenda for the European Union-Indonesia Human Rights Dialogue in Brussels on 8 November 2019, and the EU-Indonesia Civil Society Seminar Forum on 7 November 2019: Access to justice and penal […]

Languages: English

კანონთან კონფლიქტში მყოფ, ძალადობის, სტიგმისა და დისკრიმინაციის მსხვერპლ ქალთა გენდერ-სპეციფიკური საჭიროებების კვლევა (Research Study on Gender-Specific Needs of Women Victims of Violence, Stigma, and Discrimination in Conflict with the Law)

წინამდებარე კვლევა მომზადებულია „ციხის საერთაშორისო რეფორმის“ სამხრეთ კავკასიის რეგიონული ოფისის მიერ ევროკავშირის და ამერიკის შეერთებული შტატების სახელმწიფო ანტინარკოტიკული და სამართალდამცავ ორგანოებთან თანამშრომლობის ბიუროს (INL) ფინანსური მხარდაჭერით „ქალი მსჯავრდებულებისთვის, რომელთაც განუცდიათ ძალადობა და დისკრიმინაცია, და მათი დაუცველი შვილებისთვის სერვისების მიწოდების გაუმჯობესება“ პროექტის ფარგლებში. აღნიშნული კვლევა მიზნად ისახავდა კანონთან კონფლიქტში მყოფი ქალების, რომლებიც არიან ძალადობის, სტიგმისა და დისკრიმინაციის […]

Languages: English, Georgian