The View Magazine is a magazine campaigning platform and is filled with first-person stories - art, and poems by and from women in prison. Women in prison or serving license in the community are paid for their contributions. .
"They asked me to write something on Domestic Violence so I chose to write about the concept of “ride or die”: the idea that loyalty means standing by your man no matter what he does, no matter what he does to you."
"i wanna help you access the little moments of joy in cooking. it's really important for me to resist fatphobia and not to moralise appetite. i guess it's about being true to myself and championing my own queer kitchen, in which everything from instant custard powder to plantain is loved and cherished."
“My grandfather used to tell me that if you wanted to get ill, go to hospital. When I began studying and working in legal policy and reform, it occurred to me that the same could be said of prisons: if you want to become a criminal, you go to prison."
The View has sought urgent legal advice through the Public Interest Law Centre and Guernica 37 Chambers. There is advice on staying safe and on whether women might be eligible for early compassionate release.
To mark the 12 year anniversary of humanitarian, prison activist and grieving mother, Pauline Campbell, JM Moore who is a sociologist and historian of regulation who teaches at Newman University, Birmingham recounts his memory of this much loved woman, his friend.
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