New PDF release: Cries For Help: Women Without a Voice, Women’s Prisons in

By Joanna Kozubska,David Ramsbotham

Cries for support opens a window at the closed global of Holloway, different women’s prisons and the lives of these held there within the Seventies. This was once an period while own variety and charismatic management used to be the order of the day for governors and legal officials, earlier than rules of ‘new management’, whilst difficulties have been solved utilizing own projects. It catalogues the day-by-day lives of girls prisoners, their anxieties, fears and preoccupations. The publication appears at a misplaced section of the inhabitants, enormous quantities of girls who have been hidden from view, missing a voice, a part of a process for males that barely knew what to do with them. It comprises tales approximately murderers and different severe offenders and appears at their own correspondence, together with that of moors assassin Myra Hindley.


‘Immensely readable’: Rosemary McDonald
‘I wish that [the felony] gurus specifically will learn and think about her brutally sincere, human and intensely correct book’: Lord David Ramsbotham


Joanna Kozubska was once as an assistant governor at Holloway felony and different custodial institutions for ladies within the Seventies. She hit the scoop while borstal women climbed onto the roof of Holloway not easy that she shouldn't be transferred out and later ‘escaped realize’ after escorting Myra Hindley out of the gates of Holloway for a headline-making stroll on Hampstead Heath.

With a Foreword via Lord David Ramsbotham.

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