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July 2012 Archives (International News)

12th July 2012

UK government White Paper to address care for elderly prisoners

UK government social care White Paper promises to clarify responsibility in relation to the provision of care of elderly prisoners. Read more

30th July 2012

Ten reasons for a gender-specific approach to criminal justice policy (USA)

A recent report from the National Resource Centre for Justice Involved Women (NRCJIW) in the United States outlines the main reasons why gender-specific criminal justice policies make sense. Read more

31st July 2012

US: Criminal justice system missing opportunity to address mental health needs

A new Vera Institute(USA)report, Closing the Gap, calls for early identification of mental health needs and better interagency communication between criminal justice and health services. Read more

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