Moms Behind Bars: How To Make The Best Of A Bad Situation

According to a Time article by Tammerlin Drummond »11/18/08 6:20pm11/18/08 6:20pm, the number of women in prison has risen 650% over the last twenty years and there are more than 100,000 female inmates with children under 18 in local, state or federal custody. Many of those women are single parents and, statistically speaking, of the 1.5 million…

Baby Girls Add Touch Of Pink, Peace To Mexico's Prison System

"She doesn't know it's a prison. She thinks it's her house." That's Karina Rendon, a 23-year-old woman living in a 144-square-foot prison cell with her toddler daughter and two other mothers and their children at Mexico's Santa Martha Acatitla prison. As the Times reports today, 53 children under the age of 6 live at… »12/31/07 10:30am12/31/07 10:30am

More Reasons To Be Glad We Don't Have To Rock The Hijab

  • Women who dress conservatively may win the affections of men like Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and Iranian clerics, but they're also at more risk of a Vitamin D deficiency because their skin rarely sees the sun. [Salon]
  • Potatoes: Not too great for the waistline but fantastic for the immune system! […
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