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Connections between DV and the incarceration of women

An overwhelming number of women in prison have been affected by family and domestic violence, either as a child from their parent(s) or as an adult from an intimate partner.

In this piece, Linda and Michele argue that many women in prison are incarcerated as a direct result of being survivors of domestic and family violence.

They discuss the complete failure of the state, to provide adequate support and protection to women in these situations.

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If you, or a loved one, are affected by domestic or family violence you may find the resources at this link useful