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Aug30
Why is the criminal justice system making women homeless?
30/08/2017 11:55:00 by Zoey

Jenny Earle, Programme Director, spoke to The Big Issue about the problems facing women when they leave prison and the gaps in provision to help women rebuild their lives and reduce the liklihood of reoffending. "Without a roof over your head you haven’t got a hope... We’re still in a situation where prisons discharge women at the end of their sentences without anywhere to go."

Read the full article here.

Prison Reform Trust and Women in Prison's briefing "Home Truths: Housing for women in the criminal justice system" makes recommendations that access to safe, affordable and stable accommodation that meets the specific needs of women who offend is essential to enable women to rebuild their lives. The report also highlights areas of good and promising practice across the UK. Read the full briefing here.