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Precarious identities: ‘Young’ motherhood, desistance and stigma

Past research has shown the importance of the transformational role of motherhood in inhibiting criminal activities (e.g., law-breaking) among women offenders (Kreager, Matsueda, & Erosheva, 2010; Sharpe, 2005). The transition from offending to motherhood often motivates mothers to desist from their criminal involvement, particularly to prevent their children from experiencing negative consequences of their actions. […]

(360.34 KB) | 3. November 2016 | Author: Ms Zaakira Mahreen Shahul Hameed
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Guidelines for the Implementation of Mother-Child Units in Canadian Correctional Facilities (FRENCH)

These guidelines are predicated on the clear and compelling evidence that early mother-infant bonding supports positive future outcomes for the child, and that the child has a right to non-discrimination. In this document, we describe guiding principles, and the practices that are required for optimal child and maternal health inside a correctional facility, including the […]

(901.61 KB) | 1. June 2016 | Author: CCPHE
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Guidelines for the Implementation of Mother-Child Units in Canadian Correctional Facilities (ENGLISH)

These guidelines are predicated on the clear and compelling evidence that early mother-infant bonding supports positive future outcomes for the child, and that the child has a right to non-discrimination. In this document, we describe guiding principles, and the practices that are required for optimal child and maternal health inside a correctional facility, including the […]

(1.67 MB) | 1. June 2016 | Author: CCPHE
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Women in Prison and Children of Imprisoned Mothers

Recent Developments in the United Nations Human Rights System

(244.43 KB) | 1. September 2015 | Author: Rachel Anderson
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WiP-CommentarySMRs200806-Spanish

Commentary on the SMRs and other legal standards relating to women in prison and children of imprisoned mothers (Espanol)

(1.09 MB) | 1. September 2015 | Author: Rachel Anderson
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WiP-CommentarySMRs200806-French

Commentary on the SMRs and other legal standards relating to women in prison and children of imprisoned mothers (French)

(2.51 MB) | 1. September 2015 | Author: Rachel Anderson
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WiP CommentarySMRs200806-English

Commentary on the SMRs and other legal standards relating to women in prison and children of imprisoned mothers (English)

(1.27 MB) | 1. September 2015 | Author: Rachel Anderson
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Argentine Federal Penitentiary Service – Assistance Program for English-Speaking Women Prisoners

Argentine Federal Penitentiary Service – Assistance Program for English-Speaking Women Prisoners

(57.43 KB) | 1. September 2015 | Author: Rachel Anderson
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