Women in Prison in Argentina: Causes, Conditions, and Consequences

The report is available here in English and Spanish.

The IHR Clinic, in partnership with the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell University Law School and the Advocate General of the Public Ministry of Defense of Argentina, researched and drafted a report that draws on data collected from a survey of incarcerated women in Argentina, on-site visits to two prisons in the country, and in-person interviews with women prisoners, scholars, activists, judges and other stakeholders in late 2012. Using survey responses from nearly 30% of the women currently detained in the Argentine federal prison system, researchers were able to specifically target the critical issues for women deprived of their liberty in Argentina. Read more . . .