Category: Women in prison

Birth Companions submission to the Sentencing Council consultation 2023

Mitigating factor relating to pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period
29 Nov 2023

Aisha Cleary inquest: Birth Companions’ press statement

Birth Companions calls for an end to the imprisonment of pregnant women as inquest opens into HMP Bronzefield baby death
2 May 2023

Campaign launch: Time to end the imprisonment of pregnant women

Birth Companions and partners respond to the PPO report into the death of a baby at HMP/YOI Bronzefield
22 Sep 2021

Birth Companions is pleased to share our latest resource for women in prison.

Your inside guide to pregnancy, birth and motherhood in prison
6 Nov 2020

Our latest statement on pregnant women and new mothers in prison

This statement was updated on 5 June to include reference to the findings of the HMIP Short Scrutiny Visits to three women's prisons.
4 Jun 2020

Government announces release of pregnant women from prison

Welcome news, but the work is far from over
31 Mar 2020

Pregnant women and those on Mother and Baby Units must be released from prison

Government must make coordinated plans for supported release asap
25 Mar 2020
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