Women serving sentences far from home

Human rights body:
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Equality and non-discriminationTreatment of prisoners and prison facilities
Populations of concern:

Recommended measures (1)

Measure type:

The Committee recommends that the State party, in close consultation with the National Human Rights Institution and NGOs, explore how the rights of women prisoners could be fully implemented by ensuring at the same time that they continue to serve their sentences close to their families.