Covid-19, mothers in detention

2021/12/29 Type of resource National law Topics Covid-19 pandemic Inmates' children Titles Topical issues Activities Legal review

The decarceration of mothers in the interest of children. Covid-19's impact on prison life for children.

How has Covid-19 impacted the lives of children living with mothers in prison and what are the possible alternatives to detention for mothers or support measures for children?

The relationship between motherhood and prison is one of the most complex issues regarding not only the execution of sentences, but also the application of personal precautionary measures, first and foremost pre-trial detention.