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Women and Girls in the Penal System

It costs £45,000 to keep a woman in prison for one year – while almost 45 per cent of all women released from custody in 2010 re-offended within 12 months. 333 more words

Politics

Prison officials won’t reveal Ashley Smith details, 7 years after her death

OTTAWA – Almost a year after a provincial coroner’s inquest deemed her death a homicide, the Correctional Service of Canada is still refusing to release information about teenage inmate Ashley Smith. 805 more words

News

Les Corts

Les Corts Women’s Prison (1936 – 1955)

Built during the eighteenth century by the Durán family, Les Corts was originally a large family home with significant grounds. 747 more words

AcWriBloMo

Tackling the big issues

It is an honour to represent the Rochester and Strood constituency since being elected as our MP in 2010. I enjoy the opportunity to assist many of my constituents with a wide range of problems. 175 more words

Mark Reckless

White attitudes on African-Americans in prisons are a never-ending circle

The whole topic of racial attitudes around incarnation is very fraught — and also very complicated, as entire bodies of research are penned on it across people’s careers. 725 more words

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