13th February 2017
IPRT made a submission in advance of the examination of Ireland’s combined sixth and seventh periodic reports under Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in January 2017. IPRT is also in Geneva as part of a delegation of Irish NGO stakeholders for the oral hearings in front of the CEDAW Committee on Monday February 13th 2017, highlighting issues faced by women in the criminal justice system in Ireland. The Irish Government will be examined by the CEDAW Committee on Wednesday February 15th 2017.
View the IPRT submission here.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.