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June 2015 Archives (News & Press Releases)

2nd June 2015

Children of Prisoners: Not My Crime, Still My Sentence

The 2015 Children of Prisoners Europe June campaign, “Not my crime, still my sentence”, aims to inform, raise awareness about and draw attention to the rights and needs of children separated from a parent in prison. Read more

8th June 2015

DIT Lecture: Addressing the Ageing Crisis in Criminal Justice Healthcare

Speaker: Dr. Brie Williams, University of California, San Francisco Read more

9th June 2015

President Higgins Visits Dóchas Centre

President Michael D Higgins visited the Dóchas centre, a female prison located in Mountjoy Prison in Dublin Read more

23rd June 2015

Scotland: Further developments in the treatment of female offenders

Following the setting aside of earlier plans to create a large prison to house female offenders, Scotland has now announced plans to develop a community-based approach to custody for female offenders, as well as increased use of alternatives to custody. Read more