Prison Industrial Complex

2 Prison Industrial Complex articles categorized as: Motherhood

Dorothy Roberts Speaks at 25th Anniversary Celebration for CLAIM
by Dorothy Roberts


Author, lecturer, speaker and lawyer Dorothy Roberts spoke at the 25th anniversary celebration for Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM). Her lecture can be seen in the following clip. Also speaking at the event was Michelle Alexander, whose talk can be found here.

Women’s Rights Don’t Stop at the Jailhouse Door
by Rachel Roth


This article is a discussion of incarcerated women’s abortion rights. The article also discusses the difficulties of carrying a pregnancy to term on the inside and the risk that women will lose their parental rights if they have to put their children in foster care.