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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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November 7, 2019.

After a series of visits from the PPN audit area to the Prison Complexes of the CABA, I of Ezeiza and II of Marcos Paz, they found a deficiency in the approach and the conditions of detention on the situation of persons deprived of liberty with disabilities (PPLCD). The details of the recommendation and the favorable response of the Federal Penitentiary Service.

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November 5, 2019.

The Prison Ombudsman will participate in this event with the objective of reflecting on the consequences of segregative policies in the increase of the prison population and the effects on the mental health of persons deprived of their liberty.

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November 4, 2019.

On Tuesday, October 1, members of the Federal Oral Criminal Court of Posadas condemned three penitentiaries who beat and threatened a group of 5 detainees in the middle of a search in 2007.

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