Conference ‘Keeping Children Connected’ – Progress and Parental Imprisonment: A Child’s Perspective

The conference will take place on Friday 8 June 2018, at the Geoffrey Manton Building, Rosamond Street West, Manchester M15 6EB. This pan-European conference, hosted by POPS (Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group) and in partnership with Children of … Continue reading

Help send two sisters affected by parental imprisonment to the 2018 CATS conference

Following last year’s CATS conference focusing on “Reaching for an inclusive world”, the 2018 edition will be centred on the theme of “Safe Together”. Chosen to focus on the importance of collaboration between age groups in creating safe environments for … Continue reading

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted the Recommendation and Explanatory Memorandum on children with imprisoned parents

Throughout 2017, COPE worked closely with the Council of Europe’s Council for Penological Co-operation (PC-CP) to draft a Recommendation and Explanatory Memorandum on children with imprisoned parents. We are very pleased to announce that the Committee of Ministers of the … Continue reading

Joint Statementꓽ Polish Parliament Must Protect Women´s Health and Rights – Call for solidarity from the Polish Women Strike movement – Stop Abortion Ban

On 22nd of March, 203 associations including AEDH, LDH-France and European CivicForum express their full solidarity in a joint statement for Polish women whose reproductive rights are once again threatened by the legislators. The Polish parliament is preceeding a ban … Continue reading