Global Prison Trends 2019 is the fifth edition in PRI’s annual flagship Global Prison Trends series which identifies topical developments and challenges in criminal justice, and prison policy and practice. The report is published in collaboration with the Thailand Institute of Justice, and features a foreword by Cholpon Askerbekovna Omurkanova, Chair of the Public Council of the State Service of Execution of Punishment under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Global Prison Trends 2019 explores:
This year, the Special Focus looks at healthcare in prisons and explores the ongoing ‘healthcare deficit’ that is increasingly becoming a major challenge in prisons.
Also included, for the first time, is an infographic giving key information and data about global imprisonment today.
Global Prison Trends 2019 was launched at the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on 21 May 2019.
Read the report here https://www.penalreform.org/resource/global-prison-trends-2019/