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America's Recovery from the 2020 "Shecession": Building a Female Future of Childcare and Work
COVID-19 is a public health and economic crisis, and women are bearing the brunt of the resulting economic devastation. Americans are living through the country’s first “shecession”. Over the last 50 years, women and ...
The Pandemic Gender Gap Behind Bars: Meeting the Needs of Women in Custody During COVID-19 and Planning for the Future
This report examines the distinct harms that women in custody experience during incarceration and highlights the ways in which correctional agencies’ COVID-19 restrictions have been exacerbating those harms. Even before ...
Locked Out, Looking In: How Correctional Oversight Agencies are Adapting During the COVID Crisis
The COVID pandemic is creating significant challenges for independent correctional oversight bodies that typically rely on physical access to prisons and jails in order to assess conditions of confinement and protect the ...
COVID and Corrections: A Profile of COVID Deaths in Custody in Texas
Texas has had more COVID-19 infections and deaths among incarcerated people and staff than any other state in the country, according to a new report from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ...
Canary in the Coal Mine: A Profile of Staff COVID Deaths in the Texas Prison System
“Canary in the Coal Mine: A Profile of Staff COVID Deaths in the Texas Prison System” reveals the devastating impact of the COVID pandemic on prison workers in Texas. Produced by the Prison and Jail Innovation Lab, a policy ...