15th May 2018
Penal Reform International (PRI) has published the 2018 edition of 'Global Prison Trends'.
25th January 2018
Youth Justice Statistics for 2016/2017 published by the Youth Justice Board and the Ministry of Justice.
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.
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.
4th December 2017
Prison Reform Trust (2017) “There’s a reason we’re in trouble” Domestic abuse as a driver to women’s offending.
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.
14th November 2017
The Prison & Probation Ombudsman (UK) carried out independent investigations into deaths related to substance misuse in Approved Premises (APs) and released a Bulletin on these findings.
27th October 2017
The current system for disclosure of youth criminal records undermines the principles of the youth justice system, says the Justice Committee in a new report published today, 27 October 2017.
24th August 2017
Stop Solitary for Kids is a website that highlights developments in particular States within the United States of America (USA) that have passed legislation that aim to limit the use of solitary confinement for children in detention. Currently 18 out of the 51 States in the U.S.A have either developed or are currently developing legislation reducing the use of solitary confinement for children.
2nd August 2017
The Juvenile Law Center in their latest report (2017) highlight the issues facing children and young adults in detention who are subjected to solitary confinement. In this report the authors address issues such as the impact solitary confinement can have on the cognitive, social and emotional development of those subjected to solitary confinement during their developmental years. They also highlight the correlation between cognitive development and behaviour labelled as challenging, as well as the impact deprivation of social inclusion can have on the ability to recover from solitary confinement post-release.