Month: January 2015

Closing the protection gap for women in the asylum process

Nina Murray is Women’s Policy Officer at the Scottish Refugee Council. Readers of Scottish Justice Matters will be familiar with improvements in protection measures for survivors of violence against women in Scotland over the last decade or so. Developments around

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HMP Inverclyde women’s prison: invest in community projects to prevent offending

Maggie Mellon sums up the argument against the Scottish Prison Service’s proposal for substantial capital investment in a new women’s prison at HMP Inverclyde to replace HMP Cornton Vale. This is a version of a letter recently sent to the

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