African Prisons Project (APP)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: The Generator Business Centre,
95 Miles Road,
CR4 3FH, Mitcham,
Surrey
Country: United Kingdom
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.africanprisons.org
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
   
Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law'
Short description:
The African Prisons Project works to bring dignity and hope to men, women and children in prison in Africa through healthcare, education, access to justice and community reintegration.
They aim to improve prisons’ conditions for humanitarian reasons and to increase public safety by reducing reoffending;
improve education for prisoners to develop their potential and live productive lives; ensure healthcare in prisons for the dignity of the person; guarantee access to legal services; enhance community reintegration to ensure ex-prisoners avoid reoffending; enable prison staff to play a leading, positive role in prisoners’ rehabilitation.
Other offices:
Region Countries Website Email
Eastern Africa Uganda http://www.africanprisoners.org info@africanprisons.org