Plans to close Holloway prisons should be the start of a move to close all the large women's prisons, Rona Epstein argues
The traumatic personal experiences of criminalised people often go unnoticed. Their experiences are ignored; their needs minimised; their support and treatment an afterthought.
Rebecca Roberts and Claire Cain call for a managed reduction in the women's prison population alongside the closure of HMP Holloway.
With a focus on Scotland, David Scott and Helena Gosling report on therapeutic communities and radical alternatives to prison.
The text of a speech given by Richard Garside to a meeting of the Corston Independent Funders Coalition.
How can women from minority ethnic groups leaving prison be rescued from homelessness? This is the question asked by a new research report by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. Many women leaving prison need urgent help to find or retain safe and decent housing; in addition they have multiple needs which call for a range of support and services.
This is a copy of a speech presented by Richard Garside during a debate at an event organised by Cambridge University Student's Union on Thursday 2 March 2006.