Prison reform

Prison reform

About this theme

This theme covers topics relating to prison and penal reform including ways to reduce reoffending in the UK. Many Fellows have undertaken projects addressing this over the years including as part of our recent programme of Fellowships developed in partnership with The Prison Reform Trust in 2013-2015. Partnership stories

Photograph of Alex South

Fellows' updates July 2023 Fellow's update: Alex South

Former prison officer, Alex South (CF 2017) has written a book about her time as a prison officer called 'Behind These Doors'. It was recently serialised in the Sunday Times and selected as a Radio 4 Book of the Week. Alex also spoke on 'Womans Hour'about it in July and appeared in The Guardian. The final chapter of the book is about her Fellowship and the incredible experiences she had abroad.

By Alex South, 2023

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