Empowering BAME women in the Criminal Justice System

Dr Suzella Palmer, University of Bedfordshire, recently (24th July) launched PLIAS Resettlement’s Phoenix Project report ‘Bringing reality to the Baroness Corston Recommendations for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Women in the Criminal Justice System’. Dr Palmer grew up on the Stonebridge estate in Brent and experiencing many of the issues women growing up in the […]

The Corston report: review of women with particular vulnerabilities in the Criminal Justice System

Following the tragic death of six women at Styal prison, the Home Secretary asked Baroness Jean Corston to conduct a review of vulnerable women in the criminal justice system. The review outlines the need for a distinct, radically different, visibly-led, strategic, proportionate, holistic, woman-centred, integrated approach for women offenders, and makes 43 recommendations. Download it […]