“Over the ten years from 2009 to 2018, at least 1,425 women were killed by men in the UK. This means that a man killed a woman every three days.”
The Centre's Research Analyst, Matt Ford answers questions on UK's "skyrocketing" prison population and government prison building programme.
The interview, appearing in Sputnik News last week by Mohamed Elmaazi covers the general state of prison conditions, the politics of the prison building programme and realistic alternatives to imprisonment.
On the subject of alternatives to imprisonment, Matt said:...
As the summer holidays get underway, even if you're staying at home for your holiday, we thought you might be interested in reading our back catalogue of articles on prison abolitionism and decarceration.
The COVID-19 outbreak has shone a spotlight on prisons as major sites of contagion.
In a few short weeks, we have all had to adjust to a very different reality.
Today we heard the news of the first prisoner to die after testing positive for coronavirus. It was sadly not unexpected.
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is embarking on a new, long-term programme.
The new programme, with the working title After Prison, is grounded in a simple proposition: there is always a better way to use a particular piece of land than as a place for a prison.
Over the coming months and years, we plan to work with a wide range of partners – local,...
This month, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is embarking on a new, long-term programme, a commitment we freely acknowledge could run for many years.
Our long-term project looking at how the land currently occupied by prisons might be better used for the benefit of local communities.