APF AGM and conference: ‘Women Beyond Bars’

 4th November 2008 The number of women in prison in the UK has spiraled from some 1,500 to more than 4,000 over the past ten years. More than one half of these women have a child under age 16. Eurochips member Action for Prisoners’ Families (APF) is organizing a conference to coincide with its General…

Eurochips and REP launch painting workshop

15th April 2008 Eurochips, in collaboration with its French member Relais Enfants Parents, has launched a painting workshop for children at Villepinte Prison outside Paris—the first painting workshop to be set up in France. Children waiting to visit their imprisoned fathers are given the opportunity to engage in a non-verbal means of expression that is less…

Action for Prisoners’ Families Launches New Website

 17th March 2008 Eurochips member Action for Prisoners’ Families (APF) has launched its new website. Feeling that their old site had begun to look jaded, and was limited in terms of how it could develop, APF raised funds to completely revamp the website, producing a new design that has a much more contemporary feel and…

Bambinisenzasbarre Launches Newsletter and Network

9th February 2008 The Milan-based association Bambinisenzasbarre is launching its first newsletter, to be diffused four times a year (January, April, June, October). Entitled “Senzasbarre” (No Bars), the newsletter will feature ten pages of articles revolving around the issues of children, parents, prison, the community and context and the Eurochips network, of which it is…

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