Human Rights in Action: A Handbook for Women in Provincial Jails in British Columbia

This prison advocacy manual briefly describes the laws that affect women in prison, then explains what happens when you arrive in prison, your rights & privileges, restrictive measures, early release, and remedies. Includes how to get legal help & a number of important contact information.

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Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
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January 2010 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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manuals & books
women prisoners, women in jail, prisoner, prison advocacy, women in prison, sentenced women, mothers in prison