Tonight we'll be discussing women in prison, with a particular focus on the issue of pregnancy within prison, as well as the programs in place to help reform female prisoners. Tune in from 8:30 to 9:00 pm (MST) on CJSW 90.9 fm in Calgary, or http://www.cjsw.com/.
Below are some links to articles / websites / statistics that we came across while researching this topic.
Canadian stats on women in prison
- Corrections Canada's 2006 profile of Federal inmates
- Fact Sheet: Women in Canadian Prisons
Articles on pregnancy in prison
- Lullabies Behind Bars - Ms. Magazine, Fall 2008
- Woman Gives Birth in Jail Cell, Alone - Feministing.com
- Women in Prison - UK organization supporting women in prison