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Prison Work 2019-11-04T18:01:23+00:00

Project Description

Our work in prisons across the UK

The prison population in the UK is disproportionately affected by domestic abuse (a recent report from the Prison Reform Trust 1 found that 57% of women in prison have been the victims of domestic abuse), and even those whose sentences are unrelated to this violence have often felt its impact in some way, with almost one in three prisoners having experienced abuse as a child. – Ministry of Justice, 2012, “Prisoners’ Childhood and Family Backgrounds.

We want to stand alongside prisoners as they deal with their experiences of abuse, and so our prison work provides an opportunity for inmates to learn more about abuse, to consider how it may have affected them, and to offer them the chance to access help and support. We use real-life stories and interactive sessions, working alongside prison chaplains and other voluntary organisations to ensure prisoners receive the assistance they need, whenever they need it

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Through the generosity of people like you, our work has made a difference in the lives of hundreds around the UK. Your gift to Press Red allows us to grow and keep shining the light on the violence and abuse which women and girls all over the world suffer daily.long as poverty, injustice & inequality persist, none of us can truly rest. It doesn’t take much to change a life, Get in touch today and start making the difference.

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