Africa: Juveniles in Prisons: prisons073

Prisoners wait for uniforms as they are admitted into Lira Prison in Lira, Uganda, November 17, 2006.  The man on the right claims to be 16 years old, and will join 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 wait for uniforms as they are admitted into Lira Prison in Lira, Uganda, November 17, 2006. The man on the right claims to be 16 years old, and will join 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.