Justice Matters for Women: Watch the footage

Date: 
Wednesday, 27 May, 2015

On 20th May 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and Women in Prison, held the Justice Matters for Women: Time for Action! conference.

The event was attended by over 100 people including activists, researchers, practitioners and women affected by criminal justice. The purpose of the event was to build collective action for challenging criminal justice failure and promoting social justice alternatives.

For further information:


1. Setting the Context

From criminal justice to social justice: making the case

Rachel Halford, Director, Women in Prison

Empower women, resist injustice, transform lives

Rebecca Roberts, Senior Policy Associate, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies


2. Building a movement for change

GUEST SPEAKER: Betty Makoni, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Child Network World Wide


3. Justice Matters for women

Empowering women, resisting injustice and transforming lives

Paula Harriott, Head of Programmes, User Voice


4. Turning our knowledge, experience and commitment into action

From deaths in custody to prison abolition

Deborah Coles, Co-Director, INQUEST

Organising for change

Sarah Lamble, Senior Lecturer in Law