Thematic papers

Behind the walls lies the prisoner with his or her history, dreams and aspirations: maintain ties with their child; be cared for; regain your freedom; work, train, learn. It is important, beyond the global vision projected by a country-profile, to focus on specific aspects of the everyday life of prisoners. Punishment damages. It isolates or prepares.
Our thematic papers examine practices in various countries to illuminate the differences between them.


Coronavirus: Prison Fever / 2021

News Thematic paper
Africa Coronavirus North America Central America and the Caribbean South America Asia Elderly prisoners Europe Middle East Oceania Health Mental health Material conditions Activities Social ties
The virus has not stopped at prison gates. What measures are taken to guarantee the safety of all prisoners and prison staff? What are the consequences of the pandemic on the living conditions in prisons? Here is an overview. — Update 31/12/2021