Prosecution is not always the answer

People with learning disabilities are entering criminal justice systems throughout the World at phenomenal rates. Many people are increasingly concerned that custodial environments have become the surrogate carers for this growing cohort of people.

Credit: Queensland Criminal Justice Centre and with thanks to Melissa and her family for sharing their story

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