Women in prison
"Of course we are frightened," one woman told HuffPost. "I do not want to die in a disease infested cage."
HuffPost spoke to three women with serious health problems who fear the coronavirus could kill them.
“It’s the strength that God sent me to keep going while in prison."
Rape, intimidation and sexual harassment were not part of our sentence.
There are 219,000 women locked up in the U.S. Many have not been convicted.
Life for women behind bars is far from easy, especially when women face serious gender-specific issues that men simply do not.
It's a question of dignity.
And it could save taxpayers millions of dollars.
After being found innocent in her ex's death, Cherelle Baldwin is beginning the slow, painful process of rebuilding her life.
Critics said the law discouraged expectant mothers from seeking medical care and drug treatment.