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Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Conditions, Increasing Support for Inmates & Reducing Reoffending

23mar9:30 am1:30 pmSupporting Women in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Conditions, Increasing Support for Inmates & Reducing Reoffending

Event Details

Public Policy Exchange will be hosting a webinar on Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Conditions, Increasing Support for Inmates & Reducing Reoffending

Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Conditions, Increasing Support for Inmates & Reducing Reoffending | Public Policy Exchange

Programme

  • Examine current government policy for addressing the challenges facing women in the criminal justice system (CJS)

  • Understand the ongoing delivery of the 2018 Female Offender Strategy, as well as the 2019 Farmers Review, and what this means for stakeholders

  • Identify strategies for improving education and training opportunities and take-up in prisons, helping women back into employment and securing accommodation after leaving prison

  • Discuss how women victims, especially of crimes such as rape and domestic violence, can be better supported by the police

  • Explore the challenges female victims face as they go through the CJS and how this can be improved

  • Discuss how to improve conditions within female prisons, including how to improve mental health provision, reduce incidences of self-harm, improve drug treatment and reduce drug misuse

  • Learn about the role domestic violence plays in female offending and how this can be addressed at an earlier stage

  • Evaluate the consequences of high levels of child dependency and how to better support the children of female offenders

  • Share best practice in supporting BAME women’s needs

  • Explore alternatives to imprisonment for female offenders, including current government pilot schemes

To register your place at this event please click on the link – Public Policy Exchange

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Time

March 23, 2023 9:30 am - 1:30 pm(GMT+01:00)

Location

Online Event

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