Promoting Prison Reforms, Justice, Security and Social Development

PRIA Regional Workshop on Prison Health and Management of Special Needs Offenders, in Dakar Senegal, Organized by PRAWA
Click to view PRAWA's  Statement on the Celebration of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture – June 26 (2013)


PRAWA participates in Biennial Correctional Services Association Conference at Speke Resort, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda.

Motorbikes donated by PRAWA / J4A to Court Bailiffs in Enugu, Nigeria
Nigeria Prisons Service (Enugu Command)  Enhancing Transportation of Prisoners to Court Interactive Workshop

PRAWA is a Non-governmental organization aimed at promoting Security, Justice and Development in Africa. It was established in 1994 and in 1998 it secured observer status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. The organization has three major programme components namely, Security and Justice Sector Reform Programme Component, Social Development and Rehabilitation Programme Component and Research and Documentation Programme Component.

 It utilizes the following strategies in the implementation of it Programmes:

  • Training and Capacity Building (TRACAD)
  • Research and Advocacy
  • Human Rights Monitoring
  • Rehabilitation, Care and Support Services (RECASS)
  • Community Justice Programme and Engagement (COJUP).

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