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


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Wednesday, 27 April 2016 - 3:11pm

Tracey McMahon, one of our current fellows, has contributed to the government Work and Pensions Committee inquiry into Support for Ex-offenders.  You can read her submission below......  

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Friday, 1 April 2016 - 1:25pm

On Wednesday 31st March Griffins Society Director, Chris Leeson attended the launch of the Restorative Justice Council's new research report, 'Making restorative justice work for women who...

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Monday, 7 March 2016 - 4:27pm

We are now inviting applications for the 2016-17 Griffins Research Fellowship Programme!  For information on how to apply and an application form, visit How to Apply.

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Thursday, 3 March 2016 - 2:53pm

The Justice Select Committee has published the society's submission to their inquiry on the use of Restorative Justice. Our submission is based on the research of 2012-13 fellow,

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Friday, 29 January 2016 - 2:17pm

The Society has today made a submission to the Select Committee's inquiry on the use of Restorative Justice, based on Fellow Rosie Miles' report on women offenders and RJ conferences.  Whilst...

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Friday, 29 January 2016 - 1:55pm

The society is delighted to confirm the appoiontment of Laura Baynton to the board of trustees.  

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Monday, 9 November 2015 - 1:32pm

The Griffins Society Director and fellow Tamara Pattinson are to speak at the Public Policy Exchange Conference on Reducing Women's Imprisonment - addressing the needs of female offenders in the...

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Friday, 6 November 2015 - 11:18am

We are now open to expressions of interest in the Fellowship programme for 2016-17, so why not let us know and complete the form here, How to apply

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Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 3:47pm

In recognition of a shared committent to the importance of evidence-informed practice and the need to achieve better outcomes for those caught up in the criminal justice system, the Society has...

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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - 4:16pm

Our new fellows for 2015-16, Tracey McMahon and Hazel Renouf will be partnered with acadmic supervisors, Dr Julia Wardhaugh from Bangor University and Prof Jo Phoenix from Leicester University. ...