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Tomorrow, I Will Fly: Stories and Essays from Dubai’s Penal and Correctional Institutions

Event No. 119, Thu 06 February, 14:00 - 15:00,
Al Ras 1, InterContinental, Dubai Festival City

Language: English with simultaneous Arabic translation

Authors: Annabel Kantaria, Clare Mackintosh, Jamila Al Zaabi

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A second chance means a confident step towards a better tomorrow, and nowhere is that more true than in the justice system, where giving inmates the chance to reform has proven benefits for both themselves and society.

You are invited to join the unique celebration of a ground-breaking project in the Arab world as we launch Tomorrow, I Will Fly, a collection of essays and stories by inmates of Dubai’s penal and correctional institutions.

Authors Clare Mackintosh and Annabel Kantaria share their inspiring experience as Writers-in-Residence supporting the inmates’ work, and Colonel Jamila Al Zaabi, director of Dubai Women’s Prison, explore the project’s positive impact on their rehabilitation and why we need to share worldwide best practice to reach the most successful outcomes.

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