The Commission on Intercourse in Prison’s report that is final posted today (Tuesday 17 March), features reports from previous prisoners talking the very first time about their experiences of intercourse behind pubs.
Intercourse in jail: Experiences of previous prisoners may be the 5th and briefing that is final posted by the Commission, that has been founded because of the Howard League for Penal Reform and includes eminent academics, previous jail governors and wellness specialists.
Guidelines through the Commission’s two-year inquiry will undoubtedly be presented today (Tuesday 17 March) at a seminar in London.
The Commission desired authorization to interview current prisoners about their experiences of intercourse in jail, but this process ended up being obstructed because of the Ministry of Justice.
Nevertheless, Dr Alisa Stevens, Lecturer in Criminology in the University of Southampton, surely could interview 26 previous prisoners during the summertime of 2014 – 24 guys as well as 2 ladies.
Her report concludes that a nationwide study of both the prison that is serving and previous prisoners, completely supported by but in addition to the nationwide Offender Management provider (NOMS), is “urgently required” to know better the scale of consensual and coercive intercourse in jail.
The previous prisoners interviewed by Dr Stevens was in fact jailed for a wide array of offences….