Creating choices: the report of the task force on federally sentenced women

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Correctional Services of Canada, Task Force on Federally Sentenced Women
Publisher: 
Correctional Services of Canada
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the correctional management of federally sentenced women from the commencement of sentence to the date of release to develop a plan which will guide and direct the process in a manner that is responsive to the unique and special needs of this group. Focuses on the voices of women prisoners and employs a women centred approach. Concludes by devising a set of principles meant to initiate institutional change. Principles include: empowerment, meaningful and responsible choices, respect and dignity, a supportive environment, and shared responsibility.