Diversion

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Publications

  • Briefing

    Pre-court diversion for women

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    This new briefing aims to support practitioners seeking to develop or improve gender-specific pre-court diversion. It lays out the evidence base around women’s offending and the specific needs of women, explores what we know about effective working with female offenders, and provides examples of diversion schemes tailored for women.

  • Briefing

    Strengthening Youth Diversion

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    Point-of-arrest youth diversion can reduce crime, keep communities safer, cut costs, and create better outcomes for children. In this briefing, we call on policymakers to take action to strengthen evidence-led point-of-arrest youth diversion.

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    Pre-court diversion for adults: An evidence briefing

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    The purpose of this briefing is to summarise the evidence to date on the impact of pre-court diversion for adults and to draw out some promising practice principles for those working in pre-court diversion schemes.