News & Commentary about Women in Prison
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Sep 19, 2018
New Bill Would Ensure No Woman Is Forced to Give Birth in Chains
Feb 9, 2018
Arizona Needs Laws That Protect Women Prisoners’ Menstrual Health
Sep 23, 2014
This Is What Happens When the Secretary of Defense is in Charge of Your Medical Care
Jan 21, 2014
End Near for Shackling of Pregnant Women
Aug 22, 2013
In Yet Another Act of Courage, Chelsea Manning Comes Out
Oct 5, 2012
Victory: No More Shackles on Pregnant Prisoners
Sep 20, 2012
"Y'all Will Not Walk My Halls and Spread HIV."
Sep 6, 2012
This Is the Year California Will Stop Shackling Pregnant Women
Jun 26, 2012
Why Do We Keep Building Needless Prisons?
May 24, 2012
$4.1 Million Settlement Puts Jails on Notice: Shackling Pregnant Women is Unlawful