Justice Health Unit Contributes to International Youth Day Themed Collection for WEPHREN


In recognition of International Youth Day on 12th August, the Justice Health Unit has contributed a themed collection on youth for the Worldwide Prison Health Research and Engagement Network (WEPHREN). The collection features key papers, blogs, and short videos on young people experiencing detention, and/or who are involved in the criminal justice system.

In one video, Professor Manfred Nowak, the Independent Expert leading the United Nations Global Study on Children Deprived of Liberty, gives a brief overview of this the Study, including the role of the Justice Health Unit-led Health Theme.

In another video, Dr Kathryn Snow from the Justice Health Unit speaks about the minimum age of criminal responsibility in Australia.

To watch these videos, and to read the other materials, please visit WEPHREN’s website.