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Study on the Socio-economic Impact of Pre-trial Detention

UNDP in partnership with the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), Country Offices in Ghana, Sierra Leone and Guinea Conakry as well as various Civil Society Organisations and National Human Rights Commissions (NHRCs) has engaged in research on the socio-economic impact of pre-trial detention inmore

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The Socioeconomic Impact of Pretrial Detention

Excessive and arbitrary pretrial detention is an overlooked form of human rights abuse that affects millions of persons each year, causing and deepening poverty, stunting economic development, spreading disease, and undermining the rule of law. Pretrial detainees may lose their jobs and homes;more