Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this chapter, the reader should be able to:

10.1 State the history of women in corrections.
10.2 Describe the current state of women in the correctional system for both those incarcerated and those employed in it.
10.3 Explain the special challenges faced by women and girls in corrections.
10.4 Discuss the challenges that female staff have overcome in corrections and how they did so.