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Taller sobre la penalización de las personas que viven en la pobreza

El 17 y 18 de marzo 2011, el ICHRP celebró un taller internacional en Ginebra con el fin de contribuir a la preparación de informes y resúmenes de políticas para un nuevo proyecto sobre la penalización de personas que viven en la pobreza.

Conversamos con algunos de estos expertos para conocer sus opiniones acerca de asuntos relacionados con la penalización de la pobreza y otros temas afines en diferentes regiones del mundo.


James Farrell (Australia)
Manager/Principal Lawyer
PILCH Homeless Persons Legal Clinic


What work are you currently doing with The Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic?
Can you tell us more about the legal and non-legal sanctions that homeless people suffer from?
What are your three key concerns about penalisation of poverty?
How is the ICHRP meeting on penalisation of poverty relevant to your work?
Wendy Chan (Canada)
Professor of Sociology
Simon Fraser University


What are you currently working on?
Can you tell us more about policies of welfare governance and how it happens to stigmatise people in poverty?
What are your three key concerns about penalisation of poverty?
How is the ICHRP meeting on penalisation of poverty relevant to your work?
Damon Barrett (United Kingdom)
Senior Human Rights Analyst
International Harm Reduction Association

What work are you currently doing?
Can you tell us more about the impact of drug policies and the penalisation of poverty?
What are your three key concerns about penalisation of poverty?
How is the ICHRP meeting on penalisation of poverty relevant to your work?
Odindo Opiata (Kenya)
Executive Director
Hakijamii


What work are you currently doing with Hakijamii?
Can you tell us more about your project on slum eviction procedures and legislation?
What are your three key concerns about penalisation of poverty?
How is the ICHRP meeting on penalisation of poverty relevant to your work?
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