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Breaking the silence: Listening to women in criminal justice

The traumatic personal experiences of criminalised people often go unnoticed. Their experiences are ignored; their needs minimised; their support and treatment an afterthought.

Through the publication of short articles, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies are providing a space for...

16 December 2015
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'You get plenty of punishment'

The traumatic personal experiences of women in the criminal justice system often go unnoticed. Their experiences are ignored; their needs minimised; their support and treatment an afterthought....

By 
Madeline Petrillo
7 December 2015
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'I've the body of a woman but inside I feel like a child'

The traumatic personal experiences of women in the criminal justice system often go unnoticed. Their experiences are ignored; their needs minimised; their support and treatment an afterthought....

By 
Madeline Petrillo
25 November 2015
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One Small Thing newsletter

One Small Thing works with staff in women’s prisons and in the community, developing approaches grounded in understanding, fostering positive outcomes for all. We call this trauma-informed practice.

Lady Edwina Grosvenor established One Small Thing to champion trauma-informed practice...

17 July 2015
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Savile: Institutions, abuse and justice

It is hardly surprising that the investigations of Savile ‘and others’ have prompted anxious reflections about the protection of children in institutions. The aftermath of the initial revelations...

By 
Dr Roger Grimshaw
3 April 2014
Publication

My Story: Young people talk about the trauma and violence in their lives

My Story tells the stories of childhood trauma and violence experienced by young people convicted of serious acts of violence. Based on in-depth conversations with three young people in prison and presented in their own words, it offers a unique insight into the kind of severe, multiple and...