Even if many politicians are convinced by the ethical and economic case for closing women’s prisons, many feel they need to appear “tough on crime” to a public that demands punishment and retribution.
What motivates a woman to marry a convicted killer and rapist? Julie Bindel finds uncomfortable race and class dynamics at play in the visiting rooms of US jails.
A system designed for men cannot cope.
For those of you who seem intent on getting the wrong end of the stick . . .