03.30.2015

Women, Incarcerated: Investigative Series Shows Systemic Abuses of Women in Prisons and Jails

Keeley Schenwar learned she was pregnant the same day she was arrested. That spring of 2013, she didn’t pee on a stick and study the results in the bathroom; there was no moment of elation. Instead, a nurse at the Cook County Jail in Chicago led Schenwar to a separate part of the facility, away from the other women.Read More

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