Incarcerated Women Face Hurdles Re-entering Society


Tell Me More epsiode June 22, 2009

The number of incarcerated women in the U.S. has risen dramatically in recent years. According to federal figures, about 207,000 women were held in prisons or jails last year, an increase of a third since the year 2000. Joanne Archibald, who was incarcerated as a young woman on drug charges; Gretchen Rohr, a lawyer who works for a non-profit group in Washington, D.C. and Sedrena Guy, who recently left prison, discuss women re-entering society after being incarcerated.

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