Resources listing

Multimedia

Event: Global Prison Trends 2022

Global Prison Trends is Penal Reform International’s annual flagship report, published with the Thailand Institute of Justice, identifying the key trends and challenges in prison systems worldwide. Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, despite repeated calls to reduce prison populations since the onset of the crisis, the global prison population has reached an all-time high. Global […]

Languages: Arabic, English

Guidelines

Guidance document on the Bangkok Rules

This guidance document on implementing the United Nations Rules on the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders, co-published with the Thailand Institute of Justice, is part of PRI’s Toolbox on the UN Bangkok Rules.   It has been updated in 2021 to reflect new standards, particularly the Nelson Mandela Rules and the […]

Languages: English

Annual Report

Annual Report 2020

PRI’s Annual Report outlines the impact of our work and achievements in 2020 nationally, regionally and internationally. Highlights in 2020 included: Publication of the Global Prison Trends Report 2020, in partnership with the Thailand Institute of Justice (our annual flagship publication); When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, PRI respond swiftly, releasing analysis and recommendations on the effects of the […]

Languages: English

Multimedia

Event: Gender, Drugs, and Criminal Justice: navigating human rights challenges

Side event at the margins of the 30th CCPCJ intersessional meeting, organised by: International Drug Policy Consortium, Penal Reform International, Washington Office on Latin America.  Download the flyer.  The Kyoto Declaration, adopted at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in March 2021, places a strong emphasis on protecting the rights […]

Languages: English

Model for Reform

10-point plan: Gender-sensitive drug policies for women

The number of women and girls in prison, estimated to be more than 740,000, is increasing: between 2010 and 2020 there was a 17 per cent increase globally. Punitive drug policies are known to be a key driver of rising prison populations and to have a particular and disproportionate impact on women. Drawing on the […]

Languages: English

Multimedia

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