Specifies that parole can be applied only after an inmate will serve at least one quarter of a sentence for a crime of small gravity. In addition, the unserved part of punishment may be replaced by a softer form of justice.

Statistics indicate an increase in the number of considered categories of convicted women stated in the explanatory note.

As noted in the Cabinet, the children stay in the child’s home at the correctional institution may have a negative impact on their emotional state and physical development.

Under the bill, the measures will create more opportunities for the observance of the rights of motherhood and childhood, said in the accompanying materials.

the Bill was prepared to implement the national strategy of actions in favour of women for the years 2017-2022.