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June 2011 Archives (International News)

6th June 2011

UK: 'Reforming Women's Justice' - new report from Women's Justice Taskforce

A new report from the Women's Justice Taskforce and the Prison Reform Trust includes strong recommendations on how to reform the way in which women's offending is addressed, and makes a strong economic case for change. Read more

8th June 2011

UK: No Winners - The reality of short term prison sentences

A new report from the Howard League of Penal Reform and the Prison Governors Association in the UK has found that prisoners prefer short term sentences to community service because they are easier. Read more

13th June 2011

UK: Inside Job - Creating a market for real work in prison

A new report from Policy Exchange outlines how prisoners who work a full 40-hour week could contribute to victim compensation, pay tax and establish a 'resettlement fund' for when they are released. Read more

27th June 2011

UK: Voices Unheard - A Study of Irish Travellers in Prison PDF documents

A report just published by the Irish Chaplaincy in Britain investigates Irish Travellers' experiences of prison. Read more

28th June 2011

The Social Reintegration of Ex-Prisoners in CoE Member States

A report from the Quaker Council of European Affairs highlights different reintegration and rehabilitation practices for prisoners in all Council of Europe states including Ireland. Read more

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