Leaving prison is a challenging process for women. For street sex-working women, these challenges are exacerbated by the complexity of their needs. I’m One25’s Criminal Justice Caseworker, and I’ve just published new research on their experiences and how we can better help them at a critical point for their recovery.
“We have a situation where women would rather stay in a ‘home’ where there is sexual exploitation and domestic abuse, than sleep rough on the streets. This should not be a choice that any woman has to make.” Faced with a night of abuse or sleeping on the streets, what would you do? With no […]
Congratulations to our amazing team who took on My One25 Miles this May! They tackled everything from the wind and rain in Bristol, to blistering heat in Gran Canaria, raising over £13,000! This test of stamina and courage challenged them to complete 125 miles in one month (that’s nearly 5 marathons!). Our challengers share the highs and lows of May as […]
Last year Margaret was a star Sleep Outer and our highest fundraiser at an incredible £1,212! Here she shares her thoughts and reflections of the night… As I was preparing my clothes, sleeping bags and, of course, cardboard, I got a few last minute messages of good luck and extra nice comments from our sons. […]