In a Manchester scheme, those convicted of car crimes and given intensive community orders are brought face to face with the consequences
The singer hopes to reach out to children who have witnessed domestic violence with her documentary, Don't Hit My Mum
Schools are short-staffed because teachers are being suspended if they live with
someone who has committed a serious offence, according to the trade union Unison.
Justice minister Simon Hughes has announced that women in custody will be given
help to maintain vital ties with their families.
Recent changes to the 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will reduce the prejudice exoffenders face when applying for jobs but they “do not go far enough”
Prisoners with learning disabilities are spending more time in jail than necessary because they cannot take part in education.
Alison Hull is having a huge chunk of her hair cut out from her scalp. A pathologist is carrying out this procedure with what Hull describes as a large pair of wallpaper scissors.
Growing up with crime all around him, it was almost inevitable Tadge Sulich would follow a similar path, and so he did.
Shelby’s bed is broken, she has no cooker and she drinks coffee to numb her permanent hunger.
Ashley John-Baptiste’s documentary about being fostered reveals how it helped him build strong relationships and develop a positive outlook.
A national scheme to improve the safety of sex workers by telling them about dangerous punters is to be run from Manchester.
Michelle Molloy suffered so violently at the hands of her partner that she was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
The chief inspector of prisons has described the state of women held in a special unit at a Cheshire prison as more shocking and distressing than anything he has ever seen on inspection.
Kelly Mattison reports on the closure of an accommodation centre that has been helping homeless mothers and their young children for 30 years
“I know times are hard and the government has to make savings but please don’t take money away from the poorest children in society; that’s just not fair.”
A school-funded programme has helped parents cope with their children’s
challenging behaviour, says Kelly Mattison, who co-facilitated the course
Acts of random kindness make the world a slightly better place. Now one entrepreneur is helping people look good while they perform them.
The Bailey report on the sexualisation of children published last week does not go far enough to protect young people from the easy availability of pornography.
So scared of life on the outside was Andrew Monahan that he would drive up to police officers and tell them he had no driving license in order to be sent back behind bars.
Four children share their insights on life below the poverty line in a BBC TV
programme to be broadcast next week.
Former Coronation Street actor Bruce Jones was among the celebrities who slept rough for ten nights in a BBC documentary.
Body dysmorphic disorder sufferers become worry so obsessively about their appearance that some try to kill themselves. And it affects men as well as women.
Johnny Marr talks exclusively to Kelly Mattison about the release of his single in aid of homeless charity Centrepoint.
Sally Lindsay and Suranne Jones visited conflict-riven Congo last month where rapes and the brutality of crimes against women are described as the worst in the world.
“Doing this documentary hasn’t really helped me put closure on anything,” said Calum Best
Calum Best meets some of the 1.3 million children who have a parent who abuses alcohol
The emotional scars of witnessing domestic violence can stay with children for a lifetime increasing the risk they may go on to be abusers themselves.
A community initiative is running free workshops in the North West on forced marriage and honour killings after receiving funding from the Forced Marriage Unit
The organiser of a domestic abuse awareness course for men claims it has been
successful in changing their behaviour towards their partners.
Mental Health Media awards for three men brave enough to talk in powerful documentary about the sexual abuse that blighted their lives.