Filed under women in prison

Is Eve still being framed?

Is Eve still being framed?

An important Radio 4 podcast – Helena Kennedy QC speaks to a variety of guests on how women are treated in the criminal justice system, both as victims and defendants. Many of the statistics my readers will already know, although I did pick up new ones. Sandra Horley from Refuge states that three abused women … Continue reading

Women in Prison – part 1

Women in Prison – part 1

Following on from Linda’s post about women in prison in Australia, I thought I would hunt around for some UK data and make some comparisons. This will be an ongoing series, exploring various issues. I don’t profess to be an expert in all areas of this, so discussion would be good. Firstly the basics. In … Continue reading