Published on 1 Aug 2018
Read the full article by Edward Siddons, with additional reporting by Alia Shahzad, about One Small Thing on apolitical.
The report reveals that Britain’s biggest police force, the Metropolitan police, will start a new scheme so that female offenders get help for their problems rather than facing the courts or jail.
Dr Natalie Booth looks at the enforced separation generated by prison which creates challenges for sustaining meaningful mother-child relationships
The Secretary of State for Justice said, 'We are grateful to the generosity of Lady Edwina Grosvenor and her charity, One Small Thing, which champions trauma-informed practice with criminalised women'.
Every year an estimated 17,000 children experience their mother going to prison.
Philip Lee writes in The Guardian on implications of the female offender strategy