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June 2011 Archives (Director’s Blog)

20th June 2011

The case for reform of responses to women's offending - an Intern's Perspective

Guest Blog: A new report from the Prison Reform Trust (UK) examines the causes and possible solutions to women's offending behaviour. Read more

23rd June 2011

Tragic snapshot of the reality of imprisonment for vulnerable young people

Director's Blog: The NI Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe, recently published her report into the death of 19-year-old Allyn Baxter. In the report, she makes very clear statements against 22-hr lock up for young prisoners: "Long periods of lockdown, in my view, do nothing to address offending behaviour and are the… Read more

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