Safety & Dignity for Incarcerated Women
Women’s involvement in the justice system is largely tied to their experiences of male violence. A humane justice system must recognize the unique needs of female inmates.
Justice For Victims of State Abuse
Women in California’s correctional facilities are subject to violent abuse and harassment at the hands of C.O.s or male prisoners housed to women’s facilities.
California SB 132
Keep Prisons Single Sex
California’s SB 132, passed in 2020, has been a disaster for incarcerated women. Any man can seek transfer to women’s facilities if he says he is “transgender.” He does not have to identify as a woman as long as he does not identify as a man. Women have already been raped, harassed, and punished by violent men placed in California women’s prisons. According to the LA Times, there have already been 255 male offenders who have requested transfer to women’s facilities in California based on this law.