Previous prisoners share their experiences of intercourse in prison

The Commission on Intercourse in Prison’s last report, posted today (Tuesday 17 March), features reports from previous prisoners talking the very first time about their experiences of intercourse behind pubs.

Sex in prison: Experiences of previous prisoners could be the 5th and last briefing paper posted by the Commission, that has been founded by the Howard League for Penal Reform and includes eminent academics, previous jail governors and wellness experts.

Suggestions through the Commission’s two-year inquiry will likely to 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 blocked by the Ministry of Justice.

Nonetheless, Dr Alisa Stevens, Lecturer in Criminology during the University of Southampton, surely could interview 26 previous prisoners during the summertime of 2014 – 24 guys and two females.

Her report concludes that a nationwide study of both the serving jail populace and previous prisoners, completely sustained by but in addition to the National Offender Management Service (NOMS), is “urgently needed” to know better the scale of consensual and coercive intercourse in jail. Weiterlesen