Theresa Livengood, who is serving a life sentence at the Lowell Correctional Facility, breaks down in tears as she talks about the facility.
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DOJ Investigates a Florida Women’s Prison Following Claims of Sexual Abuse

An investigation is open by the Department of Justice (DOJ) against Lowell Correctional Institution, based on complaints of sexual misconduct and other abuses in the Florida women’s prison. An investigation has been opened by the the US Federal DOJ. It  follows the complaints of sexual misconduct and other abuses filed by the women inmates. The Read More…

Wakeshia Wilson was found dead in her Los Angeles jail cell. Her loved ones do NOT believe it was suicide.
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Wakeisha Wilson’s Family Challenges LAPD Over Her Questionable Death (Video)

Wakeisha Wilson died in 2016 in police custody. Initially, her death was ruled as suicide. Her family and the Black Lives Matter Los Angeles members rejected Wilson had committed suicide while in custody. A meeting at the LAPD turned ugly when Wilson’s aunt threw her cremated ashes at the Police Chief, so she can “stay Read More…

Corrections Officers Arrested for Sexual Misconduct at NJ Women's Prison
Crimes Against Women Inmates

Out With The Old In With The New: Bittersweet Reactions to Gary Lanigan’s Retirement

Gary Lanigan, New Jersey’s corrections commissioner, is retiring from his position. An appointed spokesman refused to comment on why. This comes months after his renomination was stalled due to an ongoing investigation into the sexual abuse allegations at the state New Jersey’s women’s prison. What’s the Deal with New Jersey Corrections Commissioner Gary Lanigan? Gary Read More…

Me Too
Crimes Against Women Inmates

Hysterectomy Woes: #MeToo Highlights Feminine Hygiene Needs

Kimberly Haven served a 15-month sentence in a Maryland prison. While there, Haven says she wasn’t provided with female hygiene products. So she had to use tissue paper instead, which led to a hysterectomy after her release. However, after her 2015 release, Haven realized that she had conducted some infections due to using tissue papers. The Read More…

Crimes Against Women Inmates Famous Prisoners Series

The Waiting Game: Why Dance Moms Star Abby Lee Miller Remains in Prison Up Till Now

Former Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller is presently playing a waiting game with the Bureau of Prisons. She is still incarcerated beyond the February 20 date earlier set for her prison release. Her prison release date remains unknown at the moment, ETOnline reports. But an insider reveals the reasons behind the development. Abby Lee Read More…

Progressive Women of NEPA
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Advocacy Groups Demand Reforms Over Abuses in Lackawanna County Prison

Co-founder of the activist group Progressive Women of NEPA, Stephanie Bressler, joins other activist groups to seek dramatic reforms at the Lackawanna County Prison, Pennsylvania. Bressler is working through the frequent meetings of the Lackawanna County Prison Board to push for changes at the correctional center. The advocacy for these changes became escalated when seven Read More…

Katie Irving was Empowered by the #MeToo Movement to Report Sexual Assault Committed by a Correctional Officer
Crimes Against Women Inmates Women's Prisons

Kenosha County Jail Guard Lands in Prison for Sexually Assaulting a Woman

A correctional officer at Kenosha County Detention Center, Jonathan M. Kwiatkowski, is serving a 6-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting a women inmate. Thirty-one-year-old Katie Irving filed a lawsuit against the prison guard for the assault. Irving is a free woman today, and living clean and sober. Her story of sexual abuse in Kenosha County Read More…