From Bars to Society: Addressing Gender-Specific Issues and Conditions of Women Inmates in Prison

  • Padmza Mohan Bain
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  • Padmza Mohan Bain

    Student at Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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A prison is a type of correctional facility used to hold criminal defendants. The goal of prisons is to help inmates change. Despite this, prison institutions frequently conceal brutality and violence behind closed doors, which hinders offenders' efforts to change. Therefore, it is crucial to acknowledge and uphold inmates' fundamental rights to promote their reformation. The issues connected with detainment become significantly more unmistakable about female detainees. Prison frameworks are intended to outfit men and are not exceptional to address the specific necessities of females in prison. There is a public and peaceful accord that the state of females living in penitentiaries needs pressing improvement. As a result, detainment facilities do address the issues of female detainees, and they are impacted by detainment in an especially brutal manner. The basic freedoms and fundamental poise of females in prison are efficiently abused. To repress men, prison systems are mostly designed and managed by men. Women represent a very small percentage of individuals imprisoned in every country on earth. However, females have very different needs from males, they require specific health needs both for themselves as well as their children, especially for those children who are born in prison. They are also more likely to be victims of sexual and physical abuse than men are, and they have frequently survived abuse before entering prison. Additionally, women are more likely to suffer from mental and emotional health problems and to be despised by others than men in similar situations when they try to return home. This article looks to concentrate on the state of females in prison and illuminate activity for development. An endeavor has been made to fabricate an understanding of the privileges of females in prison, the issues faced by them and the potential techniques for the goal of the equivalent.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 2724 - 2732


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