Civil Society Prison Reform Initiative (CSPRI)

CSPRI promotes law, policy and practice reform through evidence-based interventions emphasising civilian and parliamentary oversight over law enforcement and criminal justice.
  • designing a tool to measure compliance with the Correctional Services Act
  • developing a toolkit, as part of an international consortium, to assess compliance with the UN Convention against Torture in Burundi, Kenya, Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda
  • monitoring court proceedings in South Africa to collect data on policing and police conduct
  • auditing conditions of detention and criminal justice case flow in Malawi, Zambia and Kenya
  • assessing the socio-economic impact of pre-trial detention in Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia
  • examining the commission of torture and other ill-treatment by law enforcement officials between 1985 and 2014 in South Africa
  • examining the status and treatment of women in pre-trial detention in Africa
  • examining the status and treatment of children in South Africa’s prisons
  • crime statistics and the deployment of police resources and policy implications thereof

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