Is parental incarceration a human rights issue? Barbara Frey — lawyer, CIC Advisory Board member, and Director of the University of Minnesota Human Rights Program — joins us this week. She explains the significance of parental incarceration as a human rights issue, highlighting recommendations from international governing bodies whose courts consider the best interests of the child at every sentencing of a parent.
Further reading: a summary of pertinent international law.
Special thanks to our producer, David Smith, and our graphic designers and artists, Bran Laudenbach and Thomas Kane.
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