Europe Social ties FranceThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
Europe GreeceThe organization, which provides social support to young people that are in difficulty or danger, said that there were currently only 1,195 beds available for 3,558 registered unaccompanied minors in Greece, based on data it received from the National Center for Social Solidarity (EKKA).
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Oceania New ZealandThe New Zealand prison population has doubled in the last 15 years. Prison Insider published the figures in January 2017, in New Zealand’s country-profile, and cautioned that the record number of 10,000 prisoners was about to be surpassed and as predicted, this number was reached in June 2018. Tani…
Puerto RicoAs private prisons proliferate, more prisoners are being transferred to facilities where companies have excess capacity. For government clients, it can save money and relieve overcrowding. For prisoners, it means being locked up hundreds or thousands of miles from family, friends and legal counsel.
Social ties United StatesWhile the technology has its uses in the criminal justice system, it’s no substitute for in-person contact. Recently, a feel-good video circulated on Twitter. “Orleans Parish Inmates Get Surprise Visit From Family for Good Behavior” showed incarcerated fathers holding their newborns for the first t…