Humanitarian work in prisons: the experience of Médecins Sans Frontières

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In: 
Humanitarian Aid on the move
Erscheinungsdatum: 
2014
Edition: 
Nr.13, S. 11-13

Humanitarian action by NGOs in detention centres is quite rare and poorly documented. Despite the fact that prisoners are among those who have the least access to quality health care services, MSF has never chosen to make detention centres one of its strategic priorities. The inherent difficulties linked to this operational context explain the limited number of projects the organisation has developed and managed in prisons.

 
 
 
 

Französische Version

Es besteht auch eine französische Version dieses Artikels: "Action humanitaire en milieu carcéral : l’expérience de Médecins Sans Frontières".