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Informal comment from the charity
This blog provides a deeper insight into the issues uncovered in our programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care. It includes contributions from children who have lived in children's homes, as well as analysis by researchers.
This blog explores justice and fairness in prisons. It includes examples of good and bad practice, and records the experience of people in prison as well as analysis by researchers.
This blog seeks to bring academic research out from the journal and to the attention of a wider audience.
The Howard League for Penal Reform is often consulted when policy-makers need expert advice. Read our briefings and submissions here.
The Howard League office is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please read our submissions to government about the situation in prisons.
- Pentonville: Overcrowded, understaffed and failing
- Safety deteriorates in Wetherby prison
- Prison overcrowding
- Deaths in prison segregation units
- Serco-run Dovegate is overcrowded and understaffed
- Rainsbrook: Another G4S scandal
- Warehouse prisons that leave people to rot are no good to anybody
- Sian James MP calls for “Welsh solutions to Welsh problems” in campaign to divert women and girls from crime
- Former prisoners share their experiences of sex in prison
- Feeding the crime problem: 3 in 4 men’s prisons are overcrowded