I was invited on to the Radio 4 Today programme to reflect on the issues raised by the terrible death of Baby A. In summary these are the reflections I shared.
Category: women in prison
Have you time for a story? It’s about real people and real life. Jane was charged with a criminal offence and a court date was
Does every child have a right to family life?
It may well have been a proportionate response to stop physical visits on the 23rd March in the light of the public health crisis, but the total removal of the right to family life through contact with their parent, of every child with a parent in prison, extending now for 100+ days, seems to be neither reasonable nor proportionate.
Human Rights Committee hearing on the right to family life of children whose mothers are in prison 8th June 2020
I’m 10 years old. Mum has been away for 18 months . We didn’t go to see her because she was coming home every 2 weeks for 5 days until the virus. We haven’t seen her or dad for 3 1/2 months. Not even her face. Mum phones every day I can’t explain how it makes me feel. it makes me feel sad and confused.
I miss my mum. I want to hug her and I miss her so much
Covid-19 & the impacts on children whose parents are in prison. Update 24th April
What has happened with prisoner release and covid-19 infection in prisons this week? Experts and the Government’s own pandemic plan mentioned here confirm that there is
Joint Committee on Human Rights questions to Robert Buckland during Covid-19
This is a very short blog reflecting on the questions asked on Monday 20th April, by the Joint Committee on Human Rights, about the Lord