As the sun begins to rise over Namwendwa, a rural village of eastern Uganda, clusters of children begin to gather around
New York is one of only two states that automatically sentences 16 and 17-year olds as adults. Unsurprisingly, being a minor in a prison built for adults can be a damaging experience. The recidivism rate for young offenders in New York is almost 70 percent within one year of release.
We could definitely take a leaf out of Cambodia's book.