Women’s Breakout is the only organisation that exists to shape national and local approaches to working with women who present with vulnerabilities and are in contact with, or at risk of becoming involved in, the Criminal Justice System.

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Key facts about women in the Criminal Justice System


Only 12% of employers surveyed said that they had employed somebody with a criminal record in the past three years.


of women are serving a prison sentence for a non-violent offence.


Only half of the women who had lived, or were in contact with, their children prior to imprisonment had received a visit since going to prison.

Featured Case Study

  • Pecan, London - Britney's story

    "I had two years counselling before and this; [Moving On Coaching] has done more to help me with my stress. I am now sleeping better than I have ever done in prison.'"

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