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

By Joanna Kozubska,David Ramsbotham

Cries for aid opens a window at the closed international of Holloway, different women’s prisons and the lives of these held there within the Nineteen Seventies. This was once an period whilst own kind and charismatic management was once the order of the day for governors and legal officials, earlier than principles of ‘new management’, whilst difficulties have been solved utilizing own tasks. It catalogues the day-by-day lives of ladies prisoners, their anxieties, fears and preoccupations. The e-book appears at a misplaced phase of the inhabitants, enormous quantities of ladies who have been hidden from view, missing a voice, a part of a approach for males that barely knew what to do with them. It comprises tales approximately murderers and different critical offenders and appears at their own correspondence, together with that of moors assassin Myra Hindley.


‘Immensely readable’: Rosemary McDonald
‘I wish that [the legal] specialists particularly will learn and contemplate her brutally sincere, human and extremely correct book’: Lord David Ramsbotham


Joanna Kozubska was once as an assistant governor at Holloway legal and different custodial institutions for ladies within the Nineteen Seventies. She hit the inside track whilst borstal ladies climbed onto the roof of Holloway hard that she shouldn't be transferred out and later ‘escaped discover’ after escorting Myra Hindley out of the gates of Holloway for a headline-making stroll on Hampstead Heath.

With a Foreword through Lord David Ramsbotham.

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