Children Residing in Prison with Their Parents

Anoushka Singh
Amity Law School, Noida

Volume III, Issue IV, 2020

The immediate document refers to the difficult situation of children who live with their father or mother in prison. A large number of young people who live with their mothers or fathers in prison because of prison guards. This article addresses the issues facing these young people in prison. The shields adopted by the Indian government for the safety of these children also followed. The article also talks about how children’s human privileges or natural rights are affected by prison.

This report presents data on selected global and local activities and laws around the world by identifying teenagers with a detained mother or father, allowing them to live in prison. The report also provides an overview of the percentage of young people living with parents in different countries who have access to similar data. It describes the consequences of various choices made on the condition that children go to prison with their parents. This selection includes enrollment hearings and conversations of prison inmates with exceptional youth units. Some of the results are the absence of data on young people living in detention, similar to the lack of training rules defined by the expression “corporate invisibility”. The expression “institutional invisibility” illustrates the uncertainty of the prison process for the child and his parents. A series of projects associated with efforts to improve the lives of imprisoned guardians follows. The last part of the report includes a bibliography.

Keywords: Children residing in prison, parents, incarcerated, detainment, safeguards, open jails, human rights, institutional invisibility, guidelines.