Is anybody listening?

What a sad day. Anawim, one of the larger women’s centres supporting vulnerable women in Birmingham for nearly 30 years, and one of the contributors to the Corston Report, will no longer be delivering services on behalf of the Community Rehabilitation Company responsible for the West Midlands. Anawim was started in 1986 by two Catholic … Continued

What makes Eden House so special?

Guest blog post written by Katie Kwidzinski, Pathways Co-ordinator, Eden House, Bristol Eden House is a special place for a number of reasons, each of which I could write an entire blog post about. However there is one particular reason, one particular aspect of Eden House that I have never experienced anywhere else to such an … Continued

‘Women in the Criminal Justice System – mothers too’

July blog post by Leila-Zoe Mezoughi, reporting on the first two talks in our recent event, ‘Women in the Criminal Justice System – mothers too’ Women’s Breakout combined forces with Re-Unite (a charity assisting mothers to be reunited with their children after prison) to deliver a thought provoking and emotive event titled ‘Women in the … Continued

Party policies that will have an impact on issues surrounding women offenders

Earlier this week the parties launched their 2015 manifestos. Women’s Breakout, are pleased that some of the pledged policies will have a positive impact on issues surrounding women offenders. The key policies and why they are important are as follows; Violence against women and girls Labour Mandatory reporting of child abuse strengthen vetting and barring … Continued