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Commemoration of The Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion “Children of incarcerated parents”

30th September 2016 marks 5 years since, the UN Committee on the Rights of The Child devoted its Day of General Discussion (DGD) to the topic of children of incarcerated parents. To commemorate that day, we are observing this week as Children of Prisoners Week. We don’t have activities lined up, but we request organizations […]

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International Coalition for Children with Imprisoned Parents – INCCIP conference

International Coalition for Children with Imprisoned Parents –  INCCIP conference We are pleased to announce The International Coalition for Children with Imprisoned Parents –  INCCIP- conference: “Justice and the Children of Incarcerated Parents”, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 20th to 23rd March 2017.    See the website here. Children of prisoners are […]

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SCOTLAND : For the first time ,The first Minister’s Question Time debated on children affected by parental imprisonment !

The first minister Nicola Sturgeon – the leader of the Scottish Parliament, on the September  10th, 2015  came under pressure to  commit to keeping an amendment  to the criminal justice Bill as it progresses  to the next part of legislation  process aimed at helping thousands of vulnerable children whose parents are imprisoned. In response Nicola […]

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SCOTLAND : NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015

Families Outside will be hosting its next conference at the Perth Concert Hall on Tuesday 1 December 2015. With the title By Families, For Families, the event will focus on the experiences of families affected by imprisonment with the families themselves taking the lead in the day’s proceedings. – See more at:  http://www.familiesoutside.org.uk/national-conference-2015-save-the-date/ Study Reveals the Financial […]

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