Archive for the ‘Women and Crime’ Category

Date: 16th July Time: 11am – 1pm Location: Central London Clinks, Women in Prison and the Women’s Resource Centre invite you to this half day roundtable. We want to hear from all of you who work in this area about the obstacles you face, what is needed to overcome these, and how we can make […]

In February this year the Ministry of Justice announced it would be investing £15.6m of new money to prevent and reduce offending by women. The funding will invest in the provision of additional services in the community to build capacity of one stop shop services at women’s centres and other specialist provision for women in […]

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons has released a paper addressing the dearth of information representing adult women from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The publication of the National Service Framework for Women and the Prison Service Order 4800: Women Prisoners have gone some way to provide a strategic approach to the delivery of services for […]

The Griffin Society is a voluntary organisation working for the care and resettlement of female offenders which helps lcoate and implrement best practice for women in the criminal justice system using a three point system; 1. Funding Practitioner led research via the Research Fellowship programme 2. Effective coordination and dissemination of information 3. Facilitating practical […]