Advocacy

WJN works to raise awareness of and progress the cultural, social, economic and political inequalities that exist for criminalised women by addressing the policies and practices that sustain these injustices.

WJN acknowledges the many areas of advocacy and/or policy requiring attention for women in the criminal justice system, however to date have examined:
⋅ Post release support, including suitable and affordable housing
⋅ Education in prison
⋅ Family domestic violence and/or sexual violence
⋅ Mental health, intellectual disability & cognitive Impairment
⋅ Medication in prison
⋅ Strip Searching in prison

Please contact us if there are particular issue or area that you would like us to research and/or respond to.