Agenda welcomes the government’s response to the Lammy Review into racial bias in the criminal justice system.
Katharine Sacks-Jones, Director of Agenda, says: “We welcome that the government is taking seriously the issues outlined in the Lammy Review into racial bias in the criminal justice system.
“Our research has shown that BAME women face a double disadvantage throughout the process because of both their gender and ethnicity.
“We are pleased that the experiences of BAME women have been acknowledged and look forward to working with the government to ensure that their needs are taken into account and that they are treated fairly from the courts through to prison.”
For more information read Agenda and Women in Prison’s report Double Disadvantage.