Vulnerabilities and pathways related to parental imprisonment

The 11th European Forum on the Rights of the Child took place in Brussels on 7-8 November 2017, entitled “Children deprived of liberty and alternatives to detention,” bringing together over 350 participants from UN agencies and bodies, global, European and national organisations and individuals working to protect, defend and promote the implementation of the rights…

Short but Not Sweet: A Study Exploring the Impact of Short Custodial Sentences on Mothers and Their Children

Lucy Baldwin, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, De Montfort University, lbaldwin@dmu.ac.uk Rona Epstein, Research Assistant, Coventry University, r.epstein@coventry.ac.uk   ‘’It took a long time to readjust to all living together again. Everything changed in those few short weeks, … […] … it took a long time to feel normal again. I still get nightmares about not getting…