1.3 Sisters Inside – International (Australian) Submissions
Sisters Inside – International (Australian) Submissions
Sisters Inside (2010) The Impact of Drug-Related Offending on Female Prison Numbers: Submission to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry, Sisters Inside, Brisbane (25 pages)
Includes detailed evidence (43 footnotes). Examines the causes of drug-related criminalisation and recidivism; access to drug-related treatment and programs; and the impact of human rights violations on women’s imprisonment rates. Proposes strategies in response including reducing the number of women in prison; addressing substance abuse in its social context; and improving drug-related support for women prisoners.