Gypsy and Traveller Prisoners: A Good Practice Guide
An excellent resource for prison leaders to use when considering the human rights, health and wellbeing of a Gypsy and or Traveller.
It outlines the usual difficulties faced by these communities in prison and suggests methods and solutions for overcoming or improving situations around health, education, taking into consideration unique cultural needs.
This guide can form part of a prison's wider equality framework and covers the:
relevance of organising Traveller groups
need to have a Traveller representative in prison
importance of ethnic monitoring be able to attend to specific cultural needs
mental health issues most likely to be experienced by Travellers
need to make education and training options more accessibleDownload