Tag: women offenders
Second post by Lucy Baldwin on her recent research which reveals the traumatic impact on children of their mothers being sentenced to short prison sentences.
Prison Reform Trust sets out the continuing discrimination experienced by Black and Asian women at all stages of the justice system.
New research explores traumatic impact of short prison sentences on mothers and their children. 56% women serve sentences of 3 months or less.
The final annual report on the National Offender Management Service reveals the extent and seriousness of the challenges facing the probation & prison services.
000000This is a guest post by Kate Paradine, Chief Executive Officer of Women in Prison. A broken system Since joining Women in Prison at the end of 2015 I have …
In the latest turnaround story, Barbara Burton tells how she converted her prison experience into a new fashion social enterprise employing women in prison.
We need a holistic, woman-centred, integrated approach identified in the Corston Report to avoid needless and damaging contact with the criminal justice system.
Research by Women in Prison & Agenda for the Lammy report gives BAME women involved in the criminal justice system a rare opportunity to have their voices heard
The Prisons & Probation Ombudsman reviews 19 investigations of female prisoner suicides and finds that prisons are still not implementing key recommendations.
Despite an increase in the number of women sentenced in English & Welsh courts between 2011-2015, the number of community sentences fell by 28%.
Important report from the Prison Reform Trust on problem solving approaches to low level offending by women. Great case studies and a coherent way forward.
Invaluable report from Women in Prison assesses implementation of Corston Report & highlights 5 key priorities for immediate action for women in justice system.
Briefing from Prison Reform Trust on women's imprisonment highlights impact of Offender Rehabilitation Act in many more recalls to prison of women offenders.
Inspectors find public probation performing well but private probation struggling to implement new model, although there is praise for work with women offenders
Latest official stats show women under-represented in the justice system as offenders and workers. More likely to serve short prison sentences.