The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Tightwire - August 1983

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SUMMARY: This edition addresses the history of women in the Canadian federal penitentiary system, the International Conference on Prison Abolition, and the relationship between female criminality and the women’s movement.  The living conditions in a Peruvian prison, the imprisonment of protesters of the Canadian Cruise Missile, and P4W’s Family Day are also discussed.  Additionally, concerns about prison overcrowding, Bill S-32, Bill C-157, and the founder of the Toronto Bail Program being fired are presented.

KEYWORDS: Family Day, the International Conference on Prison Abolition, the Toronto Bail Program, Bill S-32, Bill C-157.

Coded by Claire Hall