Incarcerated women have different health needs; need gender-responsive care in criminal justice system

Women who are incarcerated have health needs that are different from men’s. There is a clear need for gender-responsive healthcare within the U.S. criminal justice system. This brief describes five core domains of reproductive healthcare: routine screening, menstruation, prenatal/postpartum care, contraception and abortion, and STDs. (M. Comfort, CAPS/PRC affiliate)

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