Addressing the risks of torture and ill-treatment in the early stages of detention: Meeting of Latin American National and Local Preventive Mechanisms
National and Local Preventive Mechanisms are uniquely placed to ensure that all detainees are protected against abuses and granted legal and procedural safeguards from the outset of their detention.
The prison is a closed world, essentially thought up by men, for men. How do women live there, especially when they are fewer in number? What is the daily life life for women who work in them? Finally, how can we make the world of prisons less opaque?