Thursday, 29 June 2017

Woman's Hour series on women's lives after leaving prison

Recently Woman's Hour broadcast a series in which Milly Chowles interviewed women at different stages of their lives after leaving prison.

The interviews are each around 10 minutes long and give an interesting insight into the challenges of life after release.

14th June: Sarah 
16th June: Pat 
20th June: Yvonne  
21st June: Roberta 

Also of interest:
19th June: Jenny Earle from the Prison Reform Trust talking about the increase in the number of women in prison. 
23rd June: Rhona Hotchkiss, Governor of HMP Cornton Vale 

Birkbeck staff and students can access the content via Box of Broadcasts National

Once logged in, search for the public playlist Leaving Prison:

The relevant Woman's Hour episodes are listed, with the starting point of each interview highlighted in the playlist description:

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