Misha: 'They don't care'

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....

Madeline Petrillo
10 February 2016

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

Empower, resist, transform. A collection of essays

This essay collection highlights how women facing criminalisation and gender based violence are repeatedly failed by society. Helen Mills, Rebecca Roberts and Laurel Townhead describe the shortcomings of criminal justice approaches that often replicate and reinforce inequalities rather than tackle...
Helen Mills, Rebecca Roberts, Laurel Townhead
14 January 2015

Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014

A joint report from the World Health Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reveals that 475 000 people were murdered in 2012, and homicide is the third leading cause of death globally for males aged 15-44 years. Despite...

10 December 2014

Half a story? Muslim victimisation

A new study based on data from the Crime Survey of England and Wales suggests that British Muslims are not as affected by violent crime nor as disapproving of the police as previously thought, reports...

3 December 2014

Real solutions to child abuse

Last week the Home Secretary, Theresa May, spoke of her dismay over the number of child abusers who have been able to operate in the past, as well as today.

We've done quite a bit of work over recent years on the context within which child abuse flourishes. Here's a quick rundown of the...

28 November 2014

Violence against women: from intervention to prevention?

I want to thank you all for responding to our invitation – and offering to take time out of your busy schedules to contribute to the discussion today. We have an awful lot of experience and...

Rebecca Roberts
19 November 2014