December 2016 Archives (International News)

6th December 2016

UK: The Howard League Reports - 'Preventing Prison Suicide'

A series of reports have been published by the Howard League for Penal Reform and Centre for Mental Health as part of a joint programme aimed at saving lives in prison. The work explores how police, the judiciary, prisons and healthcare providers can collaborate to prevent people from taking their… Read more

7th December 2016

UK: Prison Reform Trust - Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile

The 30 most overcrowded prisons in England and Wales are twice as likely to be rated as failing by the prison service compared with prisons overall, a new analysis published with the latest annual edition of the Prison Reform Trust’s Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile, kindly supported by the Bromley Trust,… Read more

22nd December 2016

UK: Review of the Youth Justice System in England and Wales

The Ministry of Justice has just published a comprehensive review of the Youth Justice System in England and Wales. Published in December 2016, the report outlines key issues and challenges within the system and a change in approach towards youth justice in the UK, moving away from punitive responses and… Read more

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