In California, survivors of forced sterilizations in women’s prisons fight for reparations after a century of reproductive violence.
Incarcerated women at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility say they are being denied food, according to Survived and Punished New York.
Victoria Law talks about prison publications and Tenacious, the zine she’s organized for nearly 16 years featuring the work of incarcerated women from around the country.
Victoria Law joins Beyond Prisons to discuss her work with imprisoned women and her book, “Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles Of Incarcerated Women.”
The number of incarcerated women participating in a national prison strike launched on September 9 may be very small compared to the number of incarcerated men, however, their actions have been no less significant. “I would like you and supporters to know that there was a symbolic protest at Washington
Black girls were about three times as likely as white girls to be referred to juvenile court, and 20% more likely to be detained than white girls. American Indian/Alaska Native girls were 50% more likely to be locked-up.