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Moms Behind Bars

Nearly 150,000 mothers will be in prisons and jails this Mother’s Day. And that means their children will effectively be imprisoned as well by a system that inflicts long-term trauma and financial strain on families, says the Prison Policy Initiative.

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Christine Blasey Ford

Ten Women Who Changed Criminal Justice in 2018

The Crime Report is proud to spotlight ten individuals whose work not only symbolizes the emerging roles of women as justice change-makers, but also reflects the issues that dominated the justice agenda during 2018. Our picks include Christine Blasey Ford whose testimony at the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings riveted the nation.