Can't Catch a Break:
Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility
Susan Sered and Maureen Norton-Hawk, University of California Press
Our Prisons are Drugging Women
When they over-medicate female inmates, detention facilities treat social inequality like a psychological problem.
Susan Sered for Salon.com
Barriers to Health Care for Incarcerated Women
The health profiles of women involved with the criminal justice system are substantially poorer than those of women in the general population. Incarcerated women have higher rates of infectious diseases and mental health challenges as well as extremely high incidences of having been sexually or physically abused. Despite their poor health, women involved with the criminal justice system face signficiant barriers to accessing appropriate healthcare services. To learn more, click here.
Uninsured in America: Life and Death in the Land of Opportunity
Susan Sered and Rushika Fernandopulle, University of California Press
Massachusetts Women's Human Rights: Fact Sheets
Violence Against Women in College
The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
A passport-sized booklet with an introduction by the Women's Center for Health and Human Rights.
Available in lots of 10
10 copies for $5, includes postage
Mail check to:
Massachusetts CEDAW Project
8 Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108
Making the Corrections Master Plan Work For Women