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Mr. Gary Lewis, Representative, UNODC ROSA visits female prison in Sri Lanka, 23 August '07
The National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) in collaboration with the Prisons Department of Sri Lanka organized a visit for Mr. Gary Lewis, Representative UNODC ROSA on 23rd August 2007. Mr. Gary Lewis was accompanied by Dr. Paul Williams, Technical Advisor, HIV/AIDS, UNODC; Dr. Monica Beg, Advisor, HIV/AIDS Unit, UNODC and Dr. Jayadev Sarangi, Prison Expert, UNODC ROSA.
The visit was useful in bringing to the fore key activities being conducted by project RAS/H71 in prison sites of Sri Lanka. The visitors got an opportunity to understand vulnerabilities of the inmates and to witness the efforts made by the prison authorities and inmates towards HIV prevention.
Commissioner General of Prisons, Sri Lanka escorts Mr. Gary Lewis and other UNODC officials to the female prison
Mr. Gary Lewis addressing female inmates at Magazine jail
The 'snakes and ladders' risk game (developed by inmates) being displayed
Mr. Gary Lewis sharing lighter moments with female inmates of Magazine jail
Commissioner of Prisons with Mr. Gary Lewis and other delegates from UNODC, Prisons and NDDCB