This funded international project will look at the issues of right to health in prisons, having the Brazilian prisons as a starting point. The project will critically analyse the conditions in which health is accessed in Brazilian prisons and identify areas for further research development in the overlap between health, human rights, arts and humanities.


Dr Fernando Fernandes

Prof Sally Haw

Prof Gavin Little

Dr Rowan Cruft

Dr Alenka Jelen-Sanchez

Prof Laura Piacentini

Maria and Joao Aleixo Institute (Brazil)


2 workshops will take place in Brazil. They will bring together local and international experts to discuss issues of human rights in prison, with focus on access to health.