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November 28, 2019.

Within the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office accompanied Sara Hebe to share her music at the Federal Penitentiary Complex (CPF) IV for women.

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November 27, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office presented in the National Congress the publication "Beyond prison: Paternity, maternity and childhood crossed by confinement." The civil association of relatives of detainees (ACIFAD) and the Church World Service (CWS) collaborated in the preparation and had the technical and financial support of UNICEF.

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November 26, 2019.

In Argentina, the population deprived of liberty and the number of relatives of prisoners has been increasing year after year. At present, there are more than 100,000 prisoners and it is estimated that there are about 146,000 children and adolescents with at least one father or mother detained.

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November 23, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office will present next Tuesday, November 26, a report dealing with family ties beyond jail. The program will be held in the Auditorium room of the annex of the Honorable Chamber of Deputies of the National Congress.

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November 25, 2019.

In Latin America, drug policies are the main cause of imprisonment of women and trans people and in Argentina this situation is no exception. Only between 2015 and 2018 the population of women and trans people detained for drug offenses increased by 34.85%.

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November 21, 2019.

The Federal Criminal and Correctional Court No. 2 of Morón set the quota of the Federal Penitentiary Complex of Marcos Paz (CPF II) in 1883 places, and at the same time prohibited the entry of new detainees.

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November 21, 2019.

The Office of the General Ombudsman organized a campaign that culminated on Thursday 14 with a day of debate to commemorate the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The progress and challenges regarding access to the rights of children and adolescents in Argentina were discussed. The PPN participated in the meeting.

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November 21, 2019.

The NEA delegation of the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office was present at the delivery of sporting elements that were donated by the Chaqueña Lottery institution in the Northern Regional Prison, Unit 7, of the Federal Penitentiary Service. Previously, the PPN had taken steps to achieve this goal aimed at promoting sport in confinement contexts.

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November 19, 2019.

After a new visit by the PPN psychologist team, an increase in the demand for psychotropic drugs and a lack of psychiatrists in the penitentiary establishment was confirmed.

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November 15, 2019.

The last meeting was held to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol at the National Academy of Medicine. The workshop was part of the project "Strengthening the capacities of National Mechanisms for the Prevention of Torture", which is supported by the United Nations OPCAT Fund.

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November 14, 2019.

Ten women completed the Farmacity training program “Look that transforms”. It points to the socio-labor reintegration of women deprived of liberty or who have recently been released. Representatives of the Prison Ombudsman’s  National Office participated in the act in which the students received their diploma.

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November 8, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman National Office held the second day of the workshop to promote compliance with the Istanbul Protocol at the National Academy of Medicine. The event is part of the project "Strengthening the capacities of the National Mechanisms for the Prevention of Torture" funded by the UN OPCAT Fund.

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