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Women in Prison: more troubled than troublesome

Hosted by the Department of Law

Old Theatre, Old Building

Speaker

Baroness Corston

Baroness Corston

Chair

Professor Jill Peay

Professor Jill Peay

The overwhelming majority of women in our prisons are serving very short sentences for non-violent offences frequently associated with mental ill health, abuse, addiction and poverty. Every year, about 17,000 children are affected by their mothers’ imprisonment, and, far too often, the family link is broken forever.

Jean Corston will re-visit her groundbreaking 2007 report on vulnerable women in prison, and discuss subsequent developments.

Baroness Corston is an LSE alumna, member of the House of Lords and former MP.

LSE Law (@LSELaw) is one of the world's top law schools with an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and legal research.

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEwomeninprison

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