MET Criminal Justice Authority Says Treatment of Incarcerated Women Shapes Future

in Criminal Justice, Danielle Rousseau, Faculty News, MET News
January 26th, 2017

MET Criminal Justice Authority Says Treatment of Incarcerated Women Shapes Future

When it comes to criminal justice reform, women—who make up a relatively small but growing amount of the United States’ overall incarcerated population—get the short end of the stick. According to Boston University Prison Education Program Faculty Coordinator Danielle Rousseau, reform often overlooks the specific plight of female inmates. This is a glaring oversight, the professor in the Metropolitan College Criminal Justice program says, as “women’s experience in the criminal justice system has an immense effect on future generations of our society.”

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