They typically seek someone to be a friend with compassion and understanding, open-minded, open hearted, with a sense of humor and a big shoulder.
Writing allows them to share their dreams, their fantasies, their hopes for a better future upon their release.
Further, the overincarceration and overconviction of women has devastating effects on them and their families because of the barriers women face as a result of their criminal records.
These barriers include employment discrimination (compounded by the trend among employers of conducting background checks), exclusions from certain occupations (including some traditionally dominated by low-income women, such as home health care and childcare), exclusions from housing, and bans on receiving public assistance.
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The British services for human rights and the United Nations standard minimum rules for the treatment of prisoners say that no one should be subjected to degrading punishment.
Some prisoners refuse to go to child care events or funerals because of the humiliation the restraints show.
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Many of them have been abandoned by their friends, and families and they desire contact with the outside world.