Tag Archive: women

Alternatives to prison for racialized women

June 12, 2021

Post # 170 820 words; 4 minutes to read This post has a 30 second audio summary thanks to John Howard volunteer Averi Brailey. Several posts on this blog have provided evidence that prisons are ineffective and expensive ways of...

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Women in remand

August 14, 2020

700 words, 3 minutes to read Post #147 The majority of people held in Canadian provincial jails are on remand – that is, they have not been found guilty of a crime but are being held anyway for a range...

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Cons and Kernels 3 – Stuff About Prison

December 30, 2019

600 words; 3 minutes to read Cons and Kernels owner/entrepreneur Emily O’Brien has been in the news a lot lately as she continues to build her business and is a great spokesperson for seeing ex-prisoners in a positive light. Earlier...

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Restorative justice and sexual assault – Marlee Liss story

December 4, 2019

580 words; 3  minutes to read One of the most contentious areas in criminal justice discussion is around sexual assault.  Clearly there are very significant issues here around sexual encounters, and consent.  These are difficult for the criminal justice system...

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