International News

UK: Prison Reform Trust publishes ‘What about me?’ 9th July 2018

‘What about me?’ is essential research conducted by the Prison Reform Trust, detailing the impact on children when mothers are involved in the criminal justice system. Read more

UK: Report on Housing for Women in the Criminal Justice System 19th June 2018

The Prison Reform Trust (PRT) and Women in Prison (WiP) have published a report entitled ‘Home truths: housing for women in the criminal justice system'. Read more

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 'Ageing and Detention' 14th June 2018

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has published a booklet entitled 'Ageing and Detention', which seeks to draw attention to the needs of older detainees. Read more

UK – Ministry of Justice: Do offender characteristics affect the impact of short custodial sentences and court orders on reoffending? 25th May 2018

The Ministry of Justice recently published an Analytical Summary examining the reoffending impact of short-term custodial and court order sentences on different groups of offenders. Read more

Global Prison Trends 2018 15th May 2018

Penal Reform International (PRI) has published the 2018 edition of 'Global Prison Trends'. Read more

UK: Youth Justice Statistics 2016/2017 25th January 2018

Youth Justice Statistics for 2016/2017 published by the Youth Justice Board and the Ministry of Justice. Read more

UK: Prison & Probation Ombudsman Bulletin on Complaints Investigations 9th January 2018

The Prison & Probation Ombudsman (PPO) have published their findings on their analysis of a sample of 208 complaints involving discrimination issues over 5 years, from 2012 and 2017, and contributes to an emerging conversation about how prisons can better engage with and resolve prisoner's complaints about discrimination. Read more

UK: Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile 17th December 2017

The latest edition of the Prison Reform Trust's Bromley Briefings Prison Factfile provides extensive facts and figures on a wide range of key areas within the UK prison system. Read more

UK: Domestic Abuse as a driver to women's offending 4th December 2017

Prison Reform Trust (2017) “There’s a reason we’re in trouble” Domestic abuse as a driver to women’s offending. Read more

'UK: Children in Custody 2016-2017' 27th November 2017

HM Inspectorate of Prisons - Children in Custody 2016-17 - An analysis of 12-18 year olds’ perceptions of their experiences in secure training centres and young offender institutions. Read more


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