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The editors of this edition speak about the uncertainties around the closure of the Prison for Women. Also covered in this newsletter is the issue of clemency for battered women who are now in prison,... Read More

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(Spring 1986) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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(Christmas 1993) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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(May-August 1982) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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(Winter 1988) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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(August 1983) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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This issue of The Voice Inside discusses the establishment of a Black Culture group, and includes a reprinted article from The Quest paper in Drumheller calling for an examination of the entire penitentiary... Read More

NOTE: Quality of original very poor. This issue describes the Inmate Committee, and includes an interview with the Superintendent of the Prison for Women, C.A.M. Edwards, regarding mandatory group therapy.... Read More

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(November 1993) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This Tightwire issue contains many discussions about battered and abused women which focus on issues of power and control by men.  It also displayed many rehabilitative suggestions and programs within... Read More

  KEYWORDS: Native Sisterhood Conference, Earth Day, CSC Mission Statement, Freedom Farm  Read More

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(March-April 1980) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue addresses prisoner and gender struggles. In regard to the former, the Leonard Peltier and Ivan Horat cases are given detailed consideration.  Sexism, in its many forms, is also discussed; articles... Read More

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(winter 1991) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue discusses themes of religion and spirituality through both Christian and Aboriginal perspectives. THemes of ethnicity, race and violence are discussed in a few articles which put the issues... Read More

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(Summer 1992) released from Kingston Prison For Women

This issue of Tightwire discusses the importance of Prisoner’s Justice Dya and the impact it has on current prisoners and the staff of prisons. Also discussed in this edition are the rumours about... Read More

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(Jan-Feb 1982) released from Kingston Prison For Women

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(Spring 1992) released from Kingston Prison For Women

    KEYWORDS: Elizabeth Fry Society, Healing Lodge, TaskForce on Federally Sentenced Women, Community Release Centres, Cesare Lombroso, meditation, Frontier College Prison Literacy Initiative  Read More