Helen Mills and Rebecca Roberts consider the opportunities and challenges for progressive penal reform followed by responses from George Mair, Jamie Bennett and Mick Ryan.
Helen Mills questions claims that community sentences cut prison numbers.
Helen Mills and Rebecca Roberts outline some of the thinking behind the Justice Matters for Women project
Find out what happened at the Justice Matters for Women event last week.
The third in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by the Hadley Trust, tracking year-on-year developments in criminal justice and social welfare across the UK. Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the numbers going through the criminal justice system, UK Justice Policy Review offers an accessible overview of UK-wide developments.
Rejecting criminal justice as the starting point for a conversation about reducing harms for women is destabilising. How can we take this challenging agenda forward?
Helen Mills argues we can't rely on criminal justice to address violence against women.
Rebecca Roberts and Helen Mills ask what downsizing criminal justice could mean for women.
What is Justice Matters for Women about?
Criminal justice fails women.
Current responses to criminalised women are seriously flawed and harmful to women. Prioritising the criminal justice system in our response to violence against women has undermined the development of more effective ways to address the harms women face.
Helen Mills casts a critical eye over the latest proposals from the Ministry of Justice to reorganise the young adult and women's prison estate.