oa Article 40 - Children in prisons and the privilege system

Volume 8 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1562-4382



Extracted from text ... 8 Children in prisons immaturity, needs special safeguards and care, including appropriate legal protection, before as well as after birth"". The fact that children and adults are subject to exactly the same privilege system in our prisons, is therefore immediate cause for concern as it does not afford children the special treatment required by the CRC. In a prison, or any other situation of deprivation of liberty, this warrants further attention. The privileges descriptionbed above, reflect many of those aspects of life that we regard as adding quality to life. While we do not need them to survive, they make ..

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