FULFILLING THE SEXUAL NEEDS TO INCREASE THE MENTAL HEALTH OF PRISONERS IN PENITENTIARY INSTITUTION
Desy Maryani, Nur Rochaeti, Nyoman Serikat Putera Jaya.
Mental health is among the crucial issues for prisoners. The length of detention affects mental health, and the lack of biological needs. Human rights regulations are closely related to the development of prisoners such as those issued by the United Nations regarding Standard Minimum Rules For The Treatment of Prisoners and the discourse on the provision of sex room has long existed, so that the government can consider providing a space for inmates to meet their sexual needs in order to avoid sexual deviations in institutions correctional. This research uses normative research methods. The provision of sex room as an effort to fulfill the sexual needs of prisoners in prisons in terms of human rights is that there are several international legal instruments and national law stipulates that prisoners must be treated with respect for their dignity and human values, including the right to personal problems and their families.