women in prison
“They’ve signed our death warrant,” an incarcerated woman said. “We’re sitting here waiting to be gassed.”
For many incarcerated women, overnight family visits are the only chance to spend substantial time with their children. Though these programs are vital and successful, they're often painted as unnecessary or extravagant by conservative critics.
Broadly is live at the Women Unshackled conference in DC to discuss the unique challenges faced by women every day in the US justice system.
We rarely think of prison relationships outside of common cliches. Here, Amanda Knox shares what it was really like to be part of a prison couple.
At a recent talk in Brooklyn, best-selling author of "Orange Is the New Black" Piper Kerman speaks out on "how journalism and pop culture combine to create an environment where a policy change is possible, or desirable."
For the 113,000 women incarcerated in state and federal prisons, one DIY zine has proven to be an invaluable lifeline and creative outlet. We spoke to its publisher, Victoria Law.