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About Jenny Earle

Jenny Earle is Programme Director, Reducing Women’s Imprisonment, at the Prison Reform Trust. Before joining the Trust Jenny was a senior legal adviser at the Equality and Human Rights Commission, UK

Articles by Jenny Earle

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Transforming the lives of women in trouble

Jobs, safe housing, childcare support. That’s what women need. Not prison.

Women's 'secure estate': Does the punishment fit the crime ?

Incarceration is emblematic of women’s confined and marginalised position in society. Reducing women’s imprisonment in the UK is a social justice imperative, says Jenny Earle

Victims behind bars – foreign national women are being trafficked into offending in the UK

Trafficked as children, repeatedly raped, yet these women are just criminals to the UK justice system.

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