Don't Ask Don't Tell: Breaking the Cycle of Violence Against LGBTI Persons in Detention

December 14, 2018 - 12:42pm

"Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons in detention – or persons perceived as belonging to this group – are in a situation of particular vulnerability and at risk of human rights violations and abuses, including by fellow detainees, throughout the entire criminal justice system. In this blog, Jean-Sébastien Blanc of the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), discusses a new tool, published today by the APT, which provides guidance on monitoring the situation of LGBTI prisoners in different types of detention facilities and assists monitors in key aspects of their work."

To learn more, visit Penal Reform International's website here.

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