Channel 4’s current affairs programme travels to Madagascar to look at the horrific subject of children being held in jail – often without their parents even knowing about it.
Datshiane Navanayagam reports from inside the prisons, were defendants on remand often find themselves having to stay inside for much long stretches than they deserve. Some people are being held for three years from some of the pettiest of offenses, and often children find themselves being sent to prisons for adults, with their parents not being informed as to the situation. What is being done to stop this?
Unreported World is on Channel 4 at 19.30.