Resources listing

Report

Sentencing of women convicted of drug-related offences

Multi-jurisdictional research by Linklaters LLP for Penal Reform International assessing the sentencing of women of drug‑related offences across 18 countries. Drug policies are known to have a disproportionate impact of women and criminal justice systems generally ignore the complex and unique pathways of women who are convicted of drug-related offences.

Languages: English

Guidelines

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

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.

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

Policy Document Analysis – Probation Reform in 2014-2018/პრობაციის სისტემის რეფორმა 2014-2018 წლებში

The publication has been produced by Georgian Young Lawyer's Association (Author: Mikheil Jakhua) 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