Mar 10, 2020 CBC News - Tara Carman   Women, children turned away from shelters in Canada almost 19,000 times a month    Shelters in Canada are suffering drastic funding losses and the result is that when women and children are forced to flee for … [Read more...]

Mental health in prisons

November 30, 2012 Huffington Post (Canada): Dyanoosh Youssefi Should the mentally ill be put in jail?  Say one thing, do the opposite. That sums up the Canadian government's approach to the treatment of the mentally ill in the criminal justice … [Read more...]

Women’s justice reform

November 28, 2012 The Prison Reform Trust (UK) has a focus on women in the criminal justice system for this year’s annual guest lecturer, former prosecutor Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC who entitles her presentation – Reforming Women’s Justice.  … [Read more...]

Crime and punishment: Time for a more reasoned debate

Danny Graham, criminal justice advisor in Canada and internationally, reports that comparable European democracies basing policy on "what works" are achieving much lower crime rates than Canada, with lower incarceration and huge fiscal savings. He … [Read more...]