In a further instalment of our Breaking the Silence comment series, Madeline Petrillo tells Tasha's story of violent relationships, missed opportunities and incarceration
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.