Eileen Baldry

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Four UNSW academics have been elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of their contributions to their disciplines and to society.

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The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

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Early intervention and diversion away from the criminal justice system can enable Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities to live with dignity, write Elizabeth McEntyre, Eileen Baldry,and Ruth McCausland.

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Police often don’t recognise that someone has an intellectual disability or brain injury due to a lack of training in this area, write Eileen Baldry, Elizabeth McEntyre and Ruth McCausland.

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NSW imprisonment rates have skyrocketed to an unprecedented high despite a drop in crime rates. But do more prisoners equal a better society? asks Eileen Baldry.

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People with disabilities face extraordinary barriers to justice, experts have warned at an Australian Human Rights Commission meeting held at UNSW.

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Early intervention to prevent homelessness could save taxpayers millions of dollars, an Australian-first study has found.

Two UNSW researchers have been recognised for their passion and commitment to improving the lives of women.

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With Indigenous women making up almost a third of female inmates in NSW, UNSW researchers are working to break the cycle of social disadvantage which leads to ongoing high rates of incarceration.