Real stories

Peter's Story
Peter was convicted of Actual Bodily Harm 37 years ago, after acting in self-defence protecting a pregnant woman from assault.
Amir's Story
When he was 17, Amir was part of a group of young men who assaulted another man. Amir did not attack the man himself, but was prosecuted as part of the group and received a six-year prison sentence.
Maureen's Story
Maureen received her conviction at 21. Her younger sister was being verbally abused by a neighbour, and Maureen intervened and eventually shoved the man away.
Rachel's Story
Rachel was 19 when she went to prison for four months for arson. Despite turning her life around and staying out of trouble with the law since her conviction, the offence continues to show up on the checks which employers carry out for work.

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