#Incarceration

  • Article: 6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    6 Myths About Cash Bail Reform, Debunked

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 9, 2019

    Eliminating the cash bail system does not mean that communities will become less safe. Read more

  • Article: Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 6, 2019

    Correctional facilities aren’t honoring a free sanitary bill that passed in 2018. Read more

  • Article: These Kits Provide Menstrual Health Education and Jobs for Incarcerated People

    These Kits Provide Menstrual Health Education and Jobs for Incarcerated People

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 27, 2019

    “It’s a basic human need that we’re meeting.” Read more

  • Article: Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    Maine Congressman Claims Free Period Products Don't Belong in Jail Because It's Not a 'Country Club'

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 20, 2019

    Menstrual health advocates explain why his comments are so harmful. Read more

  • Article: Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 30, 2018

    Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania. Read more

  • Article: Los Angeles Country Erases $90 Million in Juvenile Court Fees

    Los Angeles Country Erases $90 Million in Juvenile Court Fees

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 11, 2018

    Criminal justice reform advocates are calling this a breakthrough moment. Read more

  • Article: California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform
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    California Becomes First State to End Cash Bail — But Falls Short of True Reform

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 29, 2018

    The bill replaces one unjust system with another, advocates argue. Read more

  • Article: Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison

    Jay-Z Is Investing in a Company That Helps People Pay for Bail and Stay Out of Prison

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 20, 2018

    “We are increasingly alarmed by the injustice in our criminal justice system.” Read more