On this special day dedicated to women, IARS would like to say a big thank you to the women among its staff, volunteers, members and supporters for all their hard work and dedication to IARS’ vision for a society in which everyone is given a chance to actively
"Race in Probation": London Probation Trust & IARS conference & reception (5 June Lincoln's Inn, London)
20 years have passed since Stephen Lawrence's murder and this FREE event is held by London Probation Trust in partnership with IARS as part of the larger programme "Improving outcomes for black and minority ethnic users of London probation".
Race in Probation: Achieving better outcomes for black and minority ethnic users: a London case study
The world economic crisis in combination with the 2010 change in government brought a number of institutional restructures and a shift in the philosophy on public spending in the UK. Under the slogan of “Punishment and Reform”, a number of public
The government is so tentative about funding early action schemes, even if it is acknowledged that a pound spent on prevention or early intervention ends up saving the government money in the long term.
IARS has been following closely the progress of the Crime and Courts bill and other proposed changes to the criminal justice system currently under consultation. If passed, these Ministry of Justice reforms will radically alter the way the probation service
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IARS’ Refugee Women’s Action Research Group (RWARG), a project funded to design and deliver a training programme for professionals working with refugee and asylum-seeking women, is half-way through the fieldwork stage of the project.
It has been announced that S5 Public Order Act 1986 ("the Act") is to be amended to remove the word "insulting" from the s5 offence, following an amendement made in the House of Lords, which according to the BBC, is unlikely to be challenged in the Commons. Currently a person may be guilty of a s5 offence if he: