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December 2014 Archives (IPRT in the News)

12th December 2014

Roundup: Children's Rights Behind Bars

IPRT launched a new report on monitoring mechanisms in places where children are detained on 11th December 2014. This formed part of an EC-funded project. Read more

19th December 2014

thejournal: We continue to put children in adult prisons. It is utterly unacceptable.

Prison is an environment and regime which is wholly inappropriate for the detention of children. Young people have the highest rates of reoffending, but they also have the greatest capacity for change – scientific evidence proves this. Read more

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