In a bid to alert prison and social affairs officials to the impact of child imprisonment, local rights group Licadho has released an in-depth case study on one such youngster to highlight the sometimes devastating and long-lasting effects on children incarcerated with a parent. Childhood Behind Bars: Growing Up in a Cambodian Prison, describes the developmental impact that six years and 10 months behind bars had on a boy referred to by the alias Sokun, whose development was as*sessed by experts from Indigo Psychological Services in Cambodia. Sokun was still in utero when his 28-year-old mother was arrested
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