Women’s Imprisonment and Trauma-Informed Practice: Where Do We Go from Here?


In many countries research on women’s imprisonment is underdeveloped. There is a lack of both qualitative and quantitative research on what life is really like for women in prison. Assumptions about gender are bound up in a particular way within carceral spaces, and there are many anomalies when it comes to women’s imprisonment and penal discourse around women who break the law.

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Anna Schliehe