The Department of Corrections (DOC) in Washington is shifting to more gender-specific treatment of women in prisons. (Mike Siegel/Seattle Times/MCT)
Mass Incarceration Women's Prisons

Rates of Women Incarceration Worldwide Higher Than Population Growth

The rates at which women are getting locked up globally are becoming very alarming. They are thrown into prisons in every country at rates higher than the population growths of each country. To make matters worse, women are incarcerated for many offenses that men would walk for ultimately. With millions of women entering the labor Read More…

Oklahoma Women Prisoners
Prison/Prisoner Statistics

Women Incarceration Rates Remain the Same as Men’s Rate Decreasing

Prison population in most states has been going down in the last years. However, resent research shows that the number of incarcerated women is dropping slower than that of men. The Rates of Incarcerated Women Needs Addressing The study was conducted by the Prison Policy Initiative. It shows that for the past 10 years states Read More…

South Dakota Women's Prison
Community Programs for Prisoners Women's Prisons

Christian Women Christmas Concert Generates $1,000+for Prison Church

At least $1,000 has been raised for a prison church by way of a Christmas concert. The church is located within the South Dakota Women’s Prison. The money was raised during a Christmas concert held on Sunday at the First United Methodist Church. The church congregation within the women’s prison is called the Church of Hope. Read More…

After Release Programs

Civil Rights Activist Susan Burton to Speak On Formerly Incarcerated Women at CSUN

Susan Burton, the author of “Becoming Ms. Burton” will be speaking at the California State University in Northridge (CSUN). The date is Thursday, September 21 and the time is 2pm to 3:15pm. Ms. Burton is a civil rights activist and a movement builder; and then, a former prison inmate. She will be speaking on the Read More…