Two Government reports – the Corston Report in 2007 and the Ministry of Justice Female Offender Strategy in 2018 – have revealed that short-term custodial sentences do not work for women. 73% of women sentenced to less than a year reoffend. Despite this the number of short sentences have risen according to the charity Women in Prison. Mancunian Matters spoke to three women on the issues surrounding female sentencing.
Thinking about giving Veganuary a go? A New Year’s resolution heading into the next decade? MM have a guide to where to eat in town and some health advice to start the new new decade on the right note…
Manchester’s Dr Michael Buckley and his team of scientists have developed a new technique which could advance our understanding of human evolution dramatically.
Elite firms are more likely to hire ‘posh’ graduates than bright members of the working class, a report from The University of London has claimed.
As the BBC reveal that medical staff are having to learn how to stand up to their bosses with a simulator set up at the University of Oxford, MM took to the streets to find out if Manchester have a problem voicing their views to people in positions of authority.