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December 10, 2019.

Plays and casts were presented in penitentiary units of that province. It was an alternative circuit to the National Theater Party that took place between November 1 and 10 in Misiones.

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December 10, 2019.

This day marks the seventieth first anniversary in which the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Prison Ombudsman’s National Office reaffirms every point of this document and seeks to comply with it.

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December 3, 2019.

On Tuesday, November 19, a workshop was held in Unit 26 of the Federal Complex for Young Adults with the aim of presenting and delivering the guides ‘What do you have to know when you are released?’ This event was carried out within the framework of the pre-professional internship center of the Social Work career of the of the University of Buenos Aires that is developed in the PPN.

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December 2, 2019.

Members of the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office and the provincial Ministry of Education met to address the situation of education in contexts of deprivation of liberty.

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November 29, 2019.

On October 30, an International Cooperation Agreement was signed between the Prison Ombudsman’s National Office (PPN) and the Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada (ICO), and thus formalized the collaboration ties that already exist between both agencies. The general objective of the agreement focuses on the implementation of joint actions to improve the protection of human rights of persons deprived of liberty.

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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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