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Mothers in Prison

The article investigates female incarceration in the United States and argues the harshness of putting non-violence offenders behind the bars, especially when they are mothers. 

From The New York Times:

TULSA, Okla. — The women’s wing of the jail here exhales sadness. The inmates, wearing identical orange uniforms, ache as they undergo withdrawal from drugs, as they eye one another suspiciously, and as they while away the days stripped of freedom, dignity, privacy and, most painful of all, their children.

Read the full article here.