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Women exiting prison in Victoria

This report provides a summary of research conducted for Corrections Victoria (CV) by Monash University, Victoria which looked at the post-release experiences of women exiting prison in Victoria between 2011 and 2012, and the association between participation in prison programs and prisoner outcomes post-release.

This research indicated that female prisoners commonly struggle with housing, family connections, mental and physical health issues and generally rebuilding their lives following release.

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Author: Monash University Criminal Justice Research Consortium for Corrections Victoria
Publisher: Department of Justice & Regulation - Corrections Victoria
Date of Publication: 2016
Copyright: State Government of Victoria, 2016.


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