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Table 2 ‘Summary table of country records’

From: ‘Mankind owes to the child the best that it has to give’: prison conditions and the health situation and rights of children incarcerated with their mothers in sub-Saharan African prisons

   Number of results per category   
Country Journal Articles United Nations Reports African Union Reports Human Rights reports Chapter in a book Government reports/ Minutes Academic Thesis Independent on-line Newspapers Total all categories per country
Benin       1    1
Botswana       1    1
Burundi       1    1
Cameroon 2   1       3
Chad     1      1
Côte d’Ivoire       2    2
Djibouti       1    1
Ethiopia    1    1    2
Ghana 1 1        2
Kenya 2      1 1   4
Madagascar       1    1
Malawi    1     1   2
Mali       1    1
Mozambique 1   1       2
Namibia    1    1    2
Nigeria 1      1    2
Rwanda   1        1
Senegal       1    1
Sierra Leone     1   1    2
Somalia   1        1
South Africa 1 1 1    1 1   5
Swaziland       1    1
Sudan   1     1    2
Tanzania       1    1
Uganda   1 1    1   1 4
Zambia 3    1   1 1 1 7
Zimbabwe 1     1 1   3 6
Total     59 *
  1. *Five charted results not included in Table 2 are Agomoh (2003), Vetten in Sarkin (2008), the African Union 52nd session (2012), the UNODC (2017) independent evaluation report in 10 SSA countries, and the review of literature conducted by Reid (2016) where there is a commentary on the status of penal institutions in Africa as a whole, with some SSA countries referred to. With these five, the total of records is 64. Further extensive detail on all records are documented in the Additional file 1: Table S1