Registration is OPEN for Krakow Conference, 31 May 2019

Registration is now formally OPEN for COPE’s international conference, hosted by Probacja Foundation, to be held in Krakow, Poland on 31 May, 2019. The conference will take place at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. To register, sign up here.   Entitled “Bridging the Gap: Boosting the visibility, voices and cross-sectoral support of children who have a…

Save the Date! 2019 Annual Network Meeting May 31 – June 2

Children of Prisoners Europe, in partnership with Probacja Foundation in Poland, is gearing up for its next Annual Network Meeting, to be held in Krakow from 31 May to 2 June. To kick off the event, an international conference is being organised by Probacja Foundation on 31 May. Entitled “Bridging the gap: boosting the visibility, voices…

Roma & Traveller Children with a Parent in Prison

Roma and Travellers tend to be overrepresented in European prison populations. Roma individuals make up an estimated fifty percent of sentenced prisoners in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania; Travellers — though they make up 0.6 percent of Ireland’s general population—account for nearly twenty-five percent of the female prison population. Reasons for this over-representation include, among other…

Conference: The impact of incarceration on the child-parent relationship

The impact of incarceration on the child-parent relationship: European Recommendations How can a parent in prison be responsible for their child? What are some of the parenting difficulties that can occur when a child is separated from their parent in prison? How can families broach the subject of parental imprisonment with children? These, among others,…