We sponsor research to bring about change in how women and girls are dealt with in the criminal justice system

About us

The Griffins Society runs a Research Fellowship Programme...

...that gives practitioners working in criminal justice and allied fields the chance to influence how the criminal justice system works with women and girl offenders and those at risk of offending.  

We have big aims - that through their research we will bring about change in both practice and policy, locally and nationally.

Those working with the society include academics, practitioners, policy makers, members of the judiciary, campaigners and women who have experienced imprisonment who come together to improve the position of female offenders.

We believe that this has wider benefits for society, including the children and families of offenders, the communities in which women live, and potential future victims who can be better protected by enabling offenders to avoid further criminal behaviour.

In the pages in this section of our site you can see for yourself who is responsible for running the society.