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¿Cómo han sido las acciones del poder judicial en Latinoamérica ante la pandemia?

La pandemia que vivimos actualmente, ha venido a relucir varias debilidades del sistema penal en diversas partes del planeta. En materia de justicia para adolescentes, el COVID-19 remarcó varias carencias de las y los jóvenes en los centros de internamiento, por lo que hay una urgente necesidad de mejora en cuanto a condiciones dignas y […]

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Transparency; one of the ways to identify the strengths of the adolescent justice system

“Information can save lives,” was the phrase used by.  the founding member and director of Documenta A.C., María Sirvent,  regarding transparency by the authorities in charge of the adolescent justice system in Mexico, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. During our webinar titled : “COVID-19: Identifying the strengths of the adolescent justice system”, Sirvent […]

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Youth Detention and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is a potential humanitarian disaster in juvenile detention centers around the world. 1.4 million children are locked behind bars, often in terrible conditions (detained for months or years waiting to see a judge, abused, extorted, living overcrowded, and under unsanitary conditions). They need to be in contact with their families to not […]


JJAI conducts a webinar to analyze how to guarantee comprehensive care in the face of COVID-19 in the adolescent justice system

It is important that we take care of the mental health of adolescents in detention centers during COVID19, as they are already isolated from society, which is why a pandemic like this can be an opportunity to integrate care measures towards young people, with the agreement of the Undersecretary of the Penitentiary System of the […]