Children in detention are at heightened risk of contracting COVID-19 and should be released

Originally published by UNICEF Executive DIrector Henrietta Fore on 14/05/2020


According to a statement by the UNICEF Executive Director, there are 197 minors detained in prisions in Haiti. As of the date of the article, 12 children have been released but advocacy for the release of more children continues.The statement indicates that UNICEF calls for an immediate moratorium on new admissions of children to detention facilities and calls on governments to urgently release all children who can safely return to their families.

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