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Abuse

RECOOP has worked closely with the local women’s CRISIS Centre and offers support and insight by inviting various speakers to come in and talk to the women.  This has included a talk by a psychiatrist working at a local rehabilitation centre entitled:  "From abuse to addiction and how to break the cycle".
  • Women with histories of violence and abuse are over represented in the criminal justice system and can be described as victims as well as offenders*
  • Relationship problems feature strongly in women’s pathways into crime*
  • Coercion by men can form a route into criminal activity for some women

* Impact Pathways offer practitioners and service users access to organisations who offer services tailored for women in the Gloucestershire, Avon, Bristol and Somerset areas.

Thursday, June 11th 2020
COVID-19 has thrown up many challenges in all aspects of life, not least in prisons. There is a fear that the necessary, highly restrictive regimes put in place to combat the spread of coronavirus, will have a huge impact on the mental health of prisoners....
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