Resources listing

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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

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Event: Global Prison Trends at the 14th UN Crime Congress

Side event at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on the key trends and challenges in prison systems worldwide, with insight from the upcoming Global Prison Trends 2021.

Languages: English

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Event: Life imprisonment at the 14th UN Crime Congress

Side event at the 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice examining the reasons for why the use of life imprisonment has increased, and the human rights and corrections-related challenges faced in implementing the sentence.

Languages: English

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Video: Punitive drug laws: 10 years undermining the Bangkok Rules

This video, produced by Dejusticia together with PRI and several other partners, describes the ways in which punitive drug legislation has impacted upon the achievement of the Bangkok Rules, and offers several recommendations on how to translate the commitments set in the Bangkok Rules into drug policy. 

Languages: English

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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

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Movie on Penal Reform in Georgia/ფილმი საქართველოში პენიტენციური სისტემის რეფორმის შესახებ

დოკუმენტური ფილმი პენიტენციური სისტემის რეფორმაზე მომზადდა „თომა ჩაგელიშვილის სტუდიის“ მიერ ევროკავშირის მიერ დაფინანსებული პროექტის – „სასჯელაღსრულებისა და პრობაციის რეფორმების ხელშეწყობა და მონიტორინგი სამოქალაქო საზოგადოების ჩართულობით“  ფარგლებში, რომელსაც ახორციელებს ორგანიზაცია “ციხის საერთაშორისო რეფორმა” პარტნიორ ორგანიზაციებთან – “ინიციატივა მოწყვლადი ჯგუფების რეაბილიტაციისათვის” და “ადამიანის უფლებათა ცენტრი” ერთად. პროექტის გუნდი განსაკუთრებულ მადლობას უხდის ევროკავშირს იმ ფინანსური და ტექნიკური მხარდაჭერისთვის, […]

Languages: English, Georgian

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Videos: World Congress on Justice for Children

From 28–30 May 2018, Penal Reform International, led by the Middle East and North Africa office, co-hosted the World Congress on Justice for Children in Paris. The Congress brought together around 1000 experts and young people from 97 countries to discuss how to strengthen child-friendly justice systems and tackle challenges, including the recruitment of children […]

Languages: English

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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

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Podcast: California’s prison gang problem: the role of prison size

In recent decades, there has been a noticeable trend towards larger prisons of 1,000 prisoners plus. In the USA, the trend has been particularly prevalent – with around 3,500 prisoners per prison in California for example, but other countries have followed a similar path. In this expert blog for PRI, David Skarbek, Senior Lecturer in […]

Languages: English

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‘Equal justice’: making community sanctions work for women in Kenya

This short film highlights the benefits for but also the challenges experienced by women serving Community Service and Probation Orders in Kenya. Accompanies our report: Community service and probation for women: a study in Kenya. A short survey with four questions about how you found this film will appear on this page after you have finished watching. […]

Languages: English