Showing posts from August 5, 2018

Mysterious Circumstances Podcast Interview

Kelly of The Woman Condemned

I have been doing this so long, I thought everyone knew what I look like. Lately, however, Ive had a few random emails and blog comments asking what I currently look like. Since as one reader pointed out:  "Every single picture of you is different. Do you change your look every year?"  No. I do not. Just when I get bored. 

Women VS Justice System Top 5 Facts

The Top 5 Facts About Women in Our Criminal Justice System
Many Face Difficulties During and After Incarceration
By Julie Ajinkya

Women are now incarcerated at nearly double the rate of men in this country.
As we celebrate International Women’s Day and pay tribute to the amazing feats that women have accomplished globally, we should also take note of the work that remains to be done in making sure that women do not suffer disproportionately due to their gender.
For instance, women are now incarcerated at nearly double the rate of men in this country, yet they receive little attention in criminal justice reform measures. This population has gender-specific needs that differ from men in prison, primarily owing to the fact that they are often the primary caregivers of their children before incarceration and are disproportionately victimized by emotional, physical, and sexual abuse in their past. Instead of investing in counseling treatment for such traumatic pasts and rehabilitative treatme…