Listen to The Wire's interview with the Justice Reform Initiative's Dr Mindy Sotiri and Robert Tickner, Monday 23 November.
The crime rate is falling, which is good news. Yet our prisons are full and the biggest proportional increase is the amount of women incarcerated.
With the proliferation of mandatory sentences and tough-on-crime rhetoric from many State politicians, rehabilitation appears to have taken a back seat. But at what cost?
The Justice Reform Initiative is campaigning for radical change in the criminal justice system.