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Issues Affecting Incarcerated Women with Children

Issues Affecting Incarcerated Women with Children Student’s name Institutional affiliation  The conviction of female offenders and subsequent jailing has put at least 250,000 women in prison; with an overwhelming two thirds being mothers to minors (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2018). Maternal imprisonment severs the mother-child bond psychologically, emotionally, physically and by extend, hurts the family unit. Two prime issues synonymous with jailed women are psychological and family, causing collateral damage. Psychological disorders. Loneliness and separation leads to mental health issues. The problem of poor mental health for women in prison owing to abuses and victimization is manifested in emotional imbalances,…