Prisons

Here inmates sing in a chorus to find employment

2017.08.09

A chorus is formed to keep English prisoners from ending back in prison. Business Beating Time, is the group of singers organized by the association of the same name, that works with the prisons in ...

Women incarcerated for a drug offense on the increase worldwide

2017.06.26

The number of women incarcerated for a drug offense is increasing worldwide. The global female prison population, in fact, has risen by 50% in the last 15 years while the general prison population by ...

How many children with imprisoned parents are there in Italy

2017.05.19

In Italy, children with imprisoned parents are more than 100,000. This is a very delicate topic which is being discussed in Naples at the International Conference “Supporting children with imprisoned parents: A cross-sectoral approach ...

Roman students help inmates earn a college degree

2017.05.05

Each week in Roman prisons, Rebibbia and Regina Coeli, groups of students arrive to help inmates study university subjects. They act as tutors and assist them in preparing for exams. With surprising results. The ...

In a job interview ex-inmates should avoid this error

2017.05.02

For individuals having served prison time, honesty in a job interview is always the best policy. In a recent study undertaken by the University of Michigan, reviews of 3 studies were done with regard to ...

Five facts about the death penalty

2017.04.25

Five facts on death penalty in the USA, revealed by the Pew Research Center. 1) The annual number of U.S. executions has fallen sharply in the last 15 years: 20 in 2016 against 98 in ...