Women in contact with the Criminal Justice System

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The latest global incarceration figures

Global imprisonment figures from July 2018 make for fascinating reading; including the fact that Hong Kong has the highest proportion of female prisoners.

Female Offender Strategy launched

Today’s strategy sets out a commitment to divert the most vulnerable women in the criminal justice system away from custody through the provision of tailored support.

A woman-centred approach to female offending

Women in Prison detail the impact of the losure of HMP Holloway on all women prisoners, but particularly those in London whose families now have to travel many miles to see them.

An art trail by Women in Prison

To commemorate the centenary of women’s suffrage, the Koestler Trust has produced an art trail of Koestler Award-winning artworks by today’s women prisoners.

Giving a voice to Muslim women in prison

There is a lack of tailored support for Muslim female prisoners; many don’t have contact with family or friends or have to lie about where they are due to cultural issues of shame and family honour.