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MoJ's Youth Justice Statistics show mixed results for 2016

Youth prison population falls 66 percent in 10 years but self-harm and assault is up, says report

The number of 10-17 year-olds in prison has fallen 66 percent between 2006 and 2016 and the number of first time entrants to the Youth Justice System has fallen by 83 percent in the same period, says the government’s latest… 359 more words

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Prisons in Parliament - 12 Dec

Prison reform, detached duty and young & transgender prisoners 

Prisons in Parliament brings you up-to-date on the last week of politics and prisons. What’s been said? 622 more words

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‘I spent most of my 14th year locked up in a 10x10 room:’ Rock Creek woman’s story to be featured in film

A Rock Creek woman who spent many of her teenage years in a Montreal youth centre, which doubles as a detention centre, has caught the attention of some American filmmakers. 431 more words

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Prisons in the press - 30 Sept 2016

Easier to get drugs than clothes or bedding in English prison

Prisons in the press brings you the best articles from the past week to keep you up-to-date on prison news. 720 more words

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Government should urgently review education for young people in prison says charity

Juvenile prisoners face obstacles to learning

The Prisoners’ Education Trust (PET) urged the government to move forward with reform of the youth justice system, after the charity found that… 488 more words

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Want a better body image - try Nature by Viren Swami

“These days, both scientists and policymakers agree about the importance of offering everyone access to green spaces, regardless of social background. That’s because easy access to nature encourages physical activity, which in turn has positive health effects” 128 more words

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