Roger Grimshaw reflects on the recent Joint Thematic Review of prisoner resettlement.
poverty and institutional care
This review, sponsored by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, examined international evidence about the links between institutional care and poverty in order to identify strategies for reducing the risks in the four countries of the UK.
Research Director, Dr Roger Grimshaw writes about the opportunities for anti-poverty strategies for prisoners and looked after children.
Roger Grimshaw suggests that new forms of institutional care might offer a way forward for the Justice Matters initiative
Chris Goulden, Head of the Poverty Team at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, has posted ten charts about poverty in the UK on the Buzzfeed website. The data is drawn from a report by the New Policy Institute.
According to the data, there are 13 million people in poverty and there are a growing number of women being paid less than the living wage.
Rebecca Roberts outlines some initial findings presented at a recent anti-poverty forum held by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies as part of a Joseph Rowntree Foundation funded evidence review on poverty and institutional care.
Rebecca Roberts, Senior Policy Associate at the Centre, outlines some initial findings presented at a recent anti-poverty forum as part of a Joseph Rowntree Foundation funded evidence review on poverty and institutional care.