Saturday, 28 March 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Reproductive Health Care in Women's Prisons "Painful" and "Traumatic"

    By Victoria Law, Truthout | Report

    Incarcerated women routinely face reproductive health care that is inadequate and dehumanizing. (Photo via Shutterstock; Edited, LW / TO)Incarcerated women routinely face reproductive health care that is inadequate and dehumanizing. (Photo via Shutterstock; Edited, LW / TO)

    In prisons across the United States, women report that reproductive "care" ranges from a dangerous absence of care and complaints that go ignored, to processes that are painful and humiliating. As a result, many incarcerated women refuse routine medical examinations.

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