Florida Community Initiative Supports Female Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners

By Christopher Zoukis A forward-thinking group in Florida is helping women both in and outside of prison to empower themselves and help better their lives and families, after recognizing that many of their needs were not being met in the

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Women In Prison

State and Federal Prisoners: There were 113,000 women offenders incarcerated in state and federal facilities in 2010 compared to 1,500,000 male inmates.The growth in the female incarcerated population was 2.2 percent since 2,000. The growth in the male incarcerated population

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Law Classes Educate Inmates at Kenya’s Langata Women’s Prison

By Gabe Joselow At a women’s prison in Nairobi, Kenyan inmates are taking the law into their own hands. Law classes have helped inmates launch their own appeals and defend themselves in court. In a classroom behind bars, three inmates

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