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Impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities upon Russia’s penal policy and correction of the disabled convicts
Abstract.Russian Federation’s ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities allowed distributing the implementation of the state program “Accessible Environment” into the penal facilities that affected the efficiency of correction of the disabled convicts and improvement of psychological climate in the units. The author examines the practice on increasing the indexes of accessibility of the object of penal system with regards to persons with disabilities in several subjects of the Russian Federation. The article analyzes the problems of application of correctional methods, realization of individual rehabilitation program, problems of employment and receiving education in the penal facilities, considering the international standards. In the course of this research, the author analyzes the implementation of the internal code of conduct in penal facilities with regards to the disabled convicts (Section 192-199), as well as analysis of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (violation of the Article of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms pertinent to the disabled convicts). As a result, the author suggest the measures encouraging the correction of the disabled convicts, as well as the methods for preventing crimes among them (receiving distance education, acquiring profession, and employment in the penal facilities). A conclusion is made that the correctional impact with regards to the disabled convicts must be based on the need for providing help in the conditions of isolation and after discharge for preventing recurrent crime.
Keywords: individual means of rehabilitation, discrimination, work of convicts, imprisonment, the available circle, the condemned disabled people, medical care, human dignity, inhuman treatment, correction of convicts
Article was received:02-03-2018
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