Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Issue

In Focus: Juvenile Life Without Parole – An Opportunity for Funders to Help Reform a Serious Human Rights Abuse

Contributed by Sue Simon, U.S. Human Rights Fund, Public Interest Projects – The United States is the only country in the world where life without parole sentences are imposed on children—some as young as 12 years old. Even though the death penalty was abolished in 2005 for youth convicted of a crime while under the … Continue reading