COVID-safe prisons and communities

Gardo prison in Puntland was ill-prepared for an outbreak of an infectious disease, with overcrowded cells and limited sanitation facilities.
Ali was released after advocacy efforts from UNDP and the Ministry of Justice.
Advocacy for prisoner releases was back-up with a social media campaign aimed at decision makers.

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

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