WOMEN

Women, Incarcerated: Investigative Series Shows Systemic Abuses Of Women In Prisons And Jails

03/31/2015 02:20 pm ET | Updated Mar 31, 2015
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Keeley Schenwar learned she was pregnant the same day she was arrested. That spring of 2013, she didn’t pee on a stick and study the results in the bathroom; there was no moment of elation. Instead, a nurse at the Cook County Jail in Chicago led Schenwar to a separate part of the facility, away from the other women. When Schenwar asked why, the nurse broke the news.

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