Women's prisons

Women's prisons

Managing maximum security women in Federal Corrections 1989-2004

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English
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Online
Author: 
Lisa Watson
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Recounts the history of interventions with maximum security women in the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) since 1989.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Structured living environments in Canadian federal institutions for women

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English
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Author: 
Roma Cunningham
Publisher: 
Forum on Corrections Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Describes the structured living environment offered at Hummingbird House, which offers services to women offenders with significant mental health and emotional disregulation issues.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Ten-year status report on women's corrections: 1996-2006

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English
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Publisher: 
Correctional Service of Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the efforts, progress and challenges in women’s corrections from 1996-2006 following specific theme areas, including human rights, cross-gender staffing issues, Aboriginal women offenders, and more.

Fast facts: stop warehousing women

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English
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Online
Author: 
Elizabeth Comack
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-MB
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses the distressing living conditions of incarcerated women in the Portage Correctional Centre (Manitoba).

Protecting their rights: a systematic review of human rights in correctional services for federally sentenced women

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English
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Author: 
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Publisher: 
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Feviews the treatment of federally sentenced women. Finds that women prisoners continue to face systemic human rights problems in the federal correctional system.

Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 539-6165
Secondary Telephone: 
(902) 539-0290
Fax Number: 
(902) 539-2526
Street Address: 
106 Townsend Street
City: 
Sydney
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B1P 5E1

Elizabeth Fry Society of Mainland Nova Scotia

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(902) 454-5041
Email Address: 
efrymain@ns.sympatico.ca
Fax Number: 
(902) 455-5913
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-877-619-1354
Street Address: 
Bloomfield Centre, 2786 Agricola Street, Suite 217
City: 
Halifax
Province: 
Nova Scotia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
B3K 4E1

Elizabeth Fry Society of New Brunswick

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(506) 855-7781
Fax Number: 
(506) 855-1739
Street Address: 
39 McDouggall Ave
City: 
Moncton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E1C 6B1

Elizabeth Fry Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(709) 753-0220
Fax Number: 
(709) 753-3817

Elizabeth Fry Society of Saint John

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Represents and fosters the community's interest and responsibility to women who are in conflict with the law. Facilitates the empowerment of women and to address the reasons why women come into conflict with the law.

Primary Telephone: 
(506) 635-8851
Fax Number: 
(506) 635-8851
Street Address: 
P.O. Box 23012
City: 
Saint John
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E2J 4M1
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