• Blog Post

    An untold story of power, defiance, mutuality and growth

    Disclaimer first: my role in the process of facilitating An Untold Story was to listen, amplify the voices and facilitate the editing choices of the twelve women who told their stories in the book. (Their voices can be found here, in full colour,...

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  • Project Summary

    An Untold Story Hull

    To provide a responsive, flexible and person-centred service to women street sex workers in Hull and also conduct research to chart women’s journeys into prostitution.

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  • Project Summary

    Agenda

    A cross-sector alliance working to change the way services respond to women and girls who have experienced extensive abuse and multiple disadvantage.

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  • Project Summary

    Centre for Criminal Appeals

      The Centre for Criminal Appeals is a legal action charity that fights miscarriages of justice and demands reform. Through investigation, litigation and advocacy, the Centre stands up for individual victims of wrongful conviction and unfair...

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  • Publication

    Women and girls at risk: Evidence across the life course

    Barrow Cadbury Trust, LankellyChase Foundation and the Pilgrim Trust have commissioned this wide-ranging literature review as part of their work to broaden the approach of the CIFC to look beyond criminal justice to the underlying causes of risk...

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  • Blog Post

    ‘I’m no criminal’ – prostitution and criminal records

    Last week nia, a women’s support organisation, published I’m no criminal, which makes a powerful case that the continued existence and disclosure of prostitution-related criminal records is ‘discriminatory, arbitrary, irrational and...

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  • Blog Post

    Severe and Multiple Disadvantage for Women and Girls – what difference does gender make?

    The term ‘disadvantage’ is widely used and we all know what it means. Or do we? What sorts of things get defined as disadvantages in the first place? And given that disadvantages rarely feature singly in peoples’ lives, what are the...

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  • Publication

    Women and Girls Facing Severe and Multiple Disadvantage

    Women and Girls Facing Severe and Multiple Disadvantage

    Our new report ‘Women and Girls Facing Severe and Multiple Disadvantage’, is an exploration of different frameworks for describing and measuring severe and multiple disadvantage in the lives of women and girls. The research was...

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  • News Story

    Women in the criminal justice system: new Griffins Society reports

    The Griffins Society sponsors research to bring about change in how women and girls are dealt with in the criminal justice system. Griffins Society fellowships – supported by Lankelly Chase – give frontline workers the opportunity to design...

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  • Blog Post

    Hard Edges

    12 stories. All from people who live on the hard edges of society. All from people who have faced hardship so extreme, you listen and can’t help to wonder how they are sitting in front of you today. All with aspirations. All with grievances....

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