Project

A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff

Summary

The 3rd edition of the publication A Human Rights Approach to Prison Management: Handbook for Prison Staff was produced in conjunction with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and launched in Geneva on July 18th (Nelson Mandela Day) 2018. This updates the previous two editions of the Handbook (2003 and 2009), which were published by the International Centre for Prison Studies. The new edition incorporates new human rights legislation including the updated UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the Nelson Mandela Rules) and the United Nations Rules for the Treatment of Women Prisoners and Non-custodial Measures for Women Offenders with their Commentary (the Bangkok Rules).

Project Team
Helen Fair Andrew Coyle

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