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Prison conditions are changing in China. In keeping with a trend that has also been seen in the West, a greater emphasis is being placed on combatting mental health issues, with an increased focus on rehabilitation. A recent article goes into more depth on the benefits of this new approach, with emphasis on one aspect […]
Many prisoners endure terrible experiences during their incarceration, all over the globe. When thinking about substandard conditions in foreign prisons, the average Briton might picture Asia or South America first, but we often overlook the fact that human rights violations are common a lot closer to home than one might think. Prisons in Belgium, for […]
August’s #TravelAware country happens to be Britain’s favourite holiday destination. With 12 million of us flocking to the country every year, Spain’s stunning landscape and sun-kissed beaches attract adventure-seekers, urban explorers and party animals alike. However, Spain is also the country with the second-largest British prison population abroad, surpassed only by the USA. Spanish prisons […]
Opioid addiction is a common issue amongst prisoners worldwide, and can have fatal consequences. For drug users whose tolerance has decreased over a considerable prison sentence, a relapse after release can easily result in overdose—and potentially death. Since the rise of the super-strength opioid fentanyl, overdose amongst ex-prisoners in Canada has become all the more […]
Winners of London Homelessness Awards Announced! Three projects make it to final and guaranteed share of £60,000 Three projects from across London have been announced as the winners of the prestigious London Homelessness Awards 2017 and will share in the prize fund of £60000. The winning project will be revealed at a special event […]