Africa: Juveniles in Prisons: prisons061

Prisoners clean up after dinner in Lira Prison in Lira, Uganda, November 17, 2006.  Dozens of suspected juveniles are mixed with adult prisoners in prisons throughout Africa, but because of a lack of birth certificates, it is difficult for officials to ascertain who are juveniles, and who are adults.
Lira, Uganda

Prisoners clean up after dinner in Lira Prison in Lira, Uganda, November 17, 2006. Dozens of suspected juveniles are mixed with adult prisoners in prisons throughout Africa, but because of a lack of birth certificates, it is difficult for officials to ascertain who are juveniles, and who are adults.