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Holloway: Britain’s biggest women’s prison

Title
Holloway: Britain’s biggest women’s prison
Date
1985
Description
This feature investigates recent reports of horrifying self-mutilation at Britain’s biggest women’s prison, Holloway. Tales have emerged of treatment which has led to women slashing their arms and breasts in the prison’s psychiatric ward, Cl. The programme looks into the substance of these reports and examines the loopholes in the law which allow mentally ill women to end up in a prison environment totally unsuited to their needs
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Duration
00:28:05
Genre
Speech
Keywords
Holloway
Radio station
Capital Radio
Place of publication
London
Language
English
Country of origin
United Kingdom
Technical information
Stereo

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