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May 6, 2020
Introducing “Tutwiler,” a new Marshall Project/Frontline documentary about women in an Alabama prison who support each other through pregnancy, labor and saying goodbye to their newborns.
Elaine Mcmillion Sheldon
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October 10, 2017
What Is Prison Like for Women and Girls?
The Marshall Project teams up with Teen Vogue to listen.
May 22, 2017
Katie's father went to prison for raping her and her brothers. It was an unthinkable crime that broke her family apart. So why couldn't she remember it?
December 21, 2016
Christmas in Prison
Buses bring holiday visitors to the women in an Illinois correctional center.
October 18, 2015
For Men in Prison, Child Support Becomes a Crushing Debt
New regulations would give parents in prison the right to pause child support payments, but opponents say it undercuts welfare reform.
May 8, 2015
The New Mothers of Bedford Hills
A look back at one photographer’s images of motherhood in prison.