Women in contact with the Criminal Justice System
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Pippa Goodfellow examines the use of penal custody for girls in England and Wales for the Griffin Society
It’s a bit early for book of the year, but Mim Skinner’s “Jailbirds”: Lessons from a Women’s Prison should definitely be on your list.
New Griffins Society research examines the impact of women stuck in prison having served more than twice their IPP tariff.
Disabilites Trust report finds 64% prisoners at HMP Drake Hall had indicative brain injury.
Prison Reform Trust “Broken Trust” report details worrying rise in number of women recalled to prison.
MoJ annual report on women in the justice system reveals differential treatment.
Dr Natalie Booth, Dr Isla Masson and Lucy Baldwin ask whether the MoJ will invest in the new female offender strategy.
Most women have been sentenced to death for the crime of murder, often in relation to the killing of family members in a context of gender-based violence.
Natalie Booth’s research finds that women prisoners often can’t even talk to their children on the phone.
PRT/Hibiscus report highlights inadequate legal representation, poor interpreting services and disproportionate punishment.
New multi-agency research finds benefits and challenges of a coordinated approach
Third in a series responding to the MoJ’s consultation on the future of probation. Can we improve the range of help available on supervision?