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Prison and Penal Reform in the 1800s

What is prison like for women and children today?

Students share their perceptions of crime and punishment linked to sentence policies for individuals


Do some people get harsher sentences than others for the same crime? Women, children, black or Asian men/women/children?

What do students think and why?


Complete the following sentences

I think women get......................

I think children..........................

I think men...............................

I think black people....................


Are women treated more harshly than men in prison today?
Give your reasons for and against, referring to the True/False Fact Sheet.
Was it the same in the past?

Find out about the story of Mary Blandy executed in 1752 for murdering her father.




 
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