Wed, 30 April 2014
Pregnant women in America’s prisons are being shackled to their beds and cells. Others are being sterilized, some say, against their will. Correctional institutions claim the policies are for safety’s sake, and that consent is always obtained. But others see a larger pattern at work.
On this edition, from shackling to sterilization, thousands of incarcerated people are struggling to maintain control over their own reproductive health.