Standards for the Inspection of Prisons in Ireland - Women Prisoners’ Supplement
2nd February 2011
The Inspector of Prisons, Judge Reilly, has published the 'Women Prisoners' Supplement' to the Standards for the Inspection of Prisons in Ireland. The
document outlines the particular obligations to women prisoners
emanating from international obligations, domestic laws and best
- Recommendations around
security level assessments of women prisoners.
- The provision of services for the particular needs of women prisoners who have suffered physical, mental or sexual abuse.
- Emphasis on the best interests of the child with relation to prisoners' children.
- The need for child
protection policies and equivalence of care for children in prison.
that non-resident foreign national women prisoners are transferred at
the earliest opportunity to their home country (particularly those who have minor children in their home
- Need for
Download the Standards for the Inspection of Prisons in Ireland - Women Prisoners’ Supplement here.