Empowering Women, Changing Lives 2016 – Parliament House

/Empowering Women, Changing Lives 2016 – Parliament House

Empowering Women, Changing Lives 2016 – Parliament House

The Keeping Women Out of Prison Coalition

Learn more about The Keeping Women Out of Prison (KWOOP) Coalition, now a Sydney Community Foundation sub-fund, with latest updates here.

The 2016 Empowering Women – Changing Lives breakfast saw the launch of the position statement Keeping Women out of Prison by the coalition of organisations behind the Empowering Women – Changing Lives campaign.

The campaign, now in its third year is led by the Sydney Community Foundation and its Sydney Women's Fund in collaboration with Zonta Club of Sydney, SHINE for Kids, The Miranda Project, Reichstein Foundation, and Women in Prison Advocacy Network (WIPAN).

The coalition is focused on changing community attitudes and government practice relating to the incarceration of women, and to increase investment in diversionary programs for women in the criminal justice system.

This year, The Right Honourable The Baroness Jean Corston, PC, (author of The Corston Report), 2007 was invited to present about her findings and the resulting changes to the UK justice system at the annual Empowering Women – Changing Lives breakfast and to many other audiences over the week in both Sydney and Melbourne. See full itinerary.

Download the Position Paper, Keeping Women out of Prison

Media Coverage of The Right Honourable The Baroness Jean Corston, PC visit 2016

Follow Sydney Community Foundation) and Sydney Women's Fund  on Facebook to view photos from the breakfast event and to join the conversation about the Empowering Women – Changing Lives campaign.

To support the work of the coalition – Donate to the 'By My Side' Fund.

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