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Pregnant Inmate Gives Birth in Jail Cell

Photo by CNN A mentally ill inmate, despite requesting help, delivered her baby by herself, alone in a jail cell, without the help of a doctor, or a nurse, in Broward county, Florida. According to Tammy Jackson’s attorneys, the jail personal knew that Ms. Jackson was full term, when she asked for help, after feeling […]

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Provide Basic Dignity for Women Inmates!

Even though the male inmate population far surpasses the women inmate population, in the last 50 years, the number of women in United State’s jails has increased by 14 times.  The Justice Reform– MacArthur Foundation co-published a report with the Vera Institute, which concluded that trauma, sexual violence and mental health issues were major factors for the […]

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Close Women’s Prisons

During the last three decades, the incarceration rate for women in the United states has increased 646%. Some states are higher and some states are lower, but overall, the statistics are alarming. For example, in Maine, a state which has one of the lowest incarceration rates in the United States, the incarceration rate for women […]

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