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The Prison Advice and Care Trust (PACT)

Serving a hidden sentence – The financial and emotional impact of a loved-one’s imprisonment

With the prison population at an all time-high, research shows how prisoners’ families and loved-ones are facing their own hidden sentence of financial hardship and emotional strain. Survey resu…

Growing Hope And Power

University of Southampton

Growing Hope and Power: charities, academics and evidence

This project explored the dynamics relating to the academic and third sector, particularly the opportunities and challenges to collaborating, with the aim of achieving positive change. The project too…

The Case For Gendered And Intersectional Approaches

The Scottish Government Women's Justice Leadership Panel

The Case for Gendered and Intersectional Approaches to Justice

This report summarises the work of the Women’s Justice Leadership Panel, their thematic discussions, and their key findings.

Birth Charter For Women With Involvement From Children S Social Care

Birth Companions

Birth Charter for Women with Involvement from Children’s Social Care

This Birth Charter sets out how services and systems in England should support all women involved with children’s social care from conception to their child’s second birthday. The Charter …

Dismantling Disadvantage

Agenda Alliance

Dismantling Disadvantage: Levelling up public services for women with multiple unmet needs

This report provides a timely assessment of the ways in which public services can be reformed to better meet women’s needs.

Birth Companions Codesigning A New Support Service

Birth Companions

Co-designing a new support service for women who are experiencing or at risk of the removal of their baby at birth by children’s social services

With the support of over 40 local stakeholders and women with lived experience, the charity Birth Companions has co-designed an innovative new service for women and their families who are experiencing…

Maia A Resourse For Professionals Supporting Young Women And Girls

Advance

A resource for professionals supporting young women and girls

This toolkit outlines a best practice approach for setting up a service for young women and girls, drawing on Advance’s learning from developing and implementing the Maia service. The Maia servi…

Talking About Women In Contact With The Criminal Justice System

Women in Prison

Talking about women in contact with the criminal justice system

Our society tends to view women who have contact with the criminal justice system harshly. This is especially true when they are mothers. A ‘tough on crime’ climate has led to an over-reli…

Reflections On Charities, Academics And Practitioners Making Change Happen Together

University of Southampton

Reflections on charities – academics and practitioners making change happen together

Dr Kate Paradine makes the case that if academics, charities and practitioners are to maximise our impact and finally create a sea change in the imprisonment of women (and more broadly across the crim…

Anawim Annual Report 2023

Anawim

Anawin’s Annual Report: 2023

Anawim’s published annual report: 2022…

Safeplacesafetime

Centre for Justice Innovation

‘A safe place & a safe time’ – Providing effective advocacy to Black and Minoritised victim-survivors of domestic abuse and harmful practices in contact with the CJS

Victim-survivors of domestic abuse and harmful practices who are also in contact with the criminal justice system often either choose to withdraw their case or see their cases dropped by criminal just…

Solidarity, Equality, Opportunity

Fabian Women's Network and the Fabian Society

Solidarity, equality and opportunity: creating strong social justice systems for women

Fabian Women’s Network ran five roundtables with shadow ministers, Welsh government ministers, police and crime commissioners, experts by experience, academics and charity sector experts. They f…