November 2012 Archives (News & Press Releases)

16th November 2012

Launch: New Research Report on Children and Families of Prisoners

IPRT will publish a new comprehensive report on the rights and needs of children and families of prisoners on Monday, 19th November 2012. It is the culmination of six months' research, including consultations with families and children of prisoners, along with service providers and agencies. Read more

19th November 2012

State must safeguard the rights of children and families of prisoners in order to reduce negative social and economic effects into the future - IPRT

The criminal justice system is failing to adequately safeguard the rights and needs of the children and families of prisoners, and action is needed to provide supports to these families to avoid serious social and economic costs in the future. This is at the core of a new report by… Read more

Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence publishes Probation Service Recidivism Study 2007-2011

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence today published the findings of a study conducted by the Probation Service into rates of recidivism among offenders subject to supervision in the community. Read more

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