Public Policy Exchange will be hosting a Webinar Supporting Women in the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Vulnerable, Reducing Reoffending & Improving Conditions

If you or your colleagues would like to attend this webinar, please email Sheila to register for the webinar.

Key Speakers

  •  Olivia Dehnavi – Policy and Research Officer at Working Chance


  • Examine current government policy for addressing the challenges facing women in the criminal justice system (CJS)
  • Understand the ongoing delivery of the 2018 Female Offenders Strategy, as well as the 2019 Farmers Review, and what this means for stakeholders
  • Identify strategies for helping women back into employment and secure accommodation after leaving prison
  • Discuss how to improve conditions within female prisons, including how to reduce the incidence of self-harm
  • Learn about the role domestic violence plays in female offending and how this can be addressed at an earlier stage
  • Evaluate the consequences of high levels of child dependency and how to better support the children of female offenders
  • Share best practice in supporting BAME women’s needs
  • Explore alternatives to imprisonment for female offenders, including current government pilot schemes

How to attend

Please contact Sheila Ramkissoon via email if you would like to attend



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