Sisters Inside

3.1 Realities of Imprisonment

 

Sisters Inside Values
  • Over-Imprisonment & overcrowding
  • Internal prison law
  • Security classification
  • Lack of accountability & independent overview
  • Violence, deaths, suicide & self-harm in prison
  • Mothers in prison
  • Support services in prison
  • Cost of imprisonment

3.2 Women's Post-release Needs

 

Sisters Inside Values
  • Recidivism & re-offending
  • Death, suicide & self-harm post-release
  • Poverty & homelessness
  • Transition support & community-based services

3.3 Alternatives to Prisons

 

Sisters Inside Values
  • First Nations people
  • Children & young people
  • Early intervention & crime prevention
  • Community-based services
  • Community-based sentences & diversion
  • Probation & parole
  • Justice Reinvestment
  • Restorative Justice