Patricia Mavhembu is a Legal Officer with the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Service (ZPCS). She recently participated in a professional training on the protection of vulnerable and marginalized people in Zimbabwe. The five-day workshop was a joint initiative from the … Continue reading » ““Prisons Are Unique Because They Have Many Vulnerable Groups””Continue readingMore Tag
Staff from over 100 corrections facilities in Indonesia took part in a recently finalized two-year project aimed to improve prison management and treatment of prisoners in the country.
“The Director General of the Directorate General of Corrections (DGC) said the … Continue reading » “Improving Prison Management in Indonesia”Continue readingMore Tag
Last week, experts from a number of countries gathered at the institute in Lund to discuss challenges ahead and lessons learned at a seminar on good prison practice.
We sat down with two of the participants to talk about what … Continue reading » ““Human Rights is the Mantra — What Everything is Weaved Into””Continue readingMore Tag
The Raoul Wallenberg Institute arranged a seminar on Monday on human rights in correctional services to kick off a week-long study visit by the Kenya Prison Service (KPS).
“Kenya Prisons Service has decided that the future lies in a human … Continue reading » “Kenya and Sweden Working Together for Human Rights in Prisons”Continue readingMore Tag
A recently completed four-year programme in Indonesia between the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute supported increased compliance of international human rights standards in Indonesian prisons.
In an article on Sida’s website, the agency … Continue reading » “Conditions improve in Indonesian prisons”Continue readingMore Tag