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Netherlands-based prisoner welfare group Bonjo has just launched a dating website for inmates who want to get in touch with potential partners.
They don’t have to admit their conviction, instead they list their interests, their age and how long they have to serve.
She had been stealing food, he added, out of hunger, as her benefits payments had not come through.
Ms Wright was pregnant at the time of her arrest and was known to have existing mental health problems. According to author and consultant Stephanie Covington, highlights the fact that currently, most female prisons in the UK are run on the premise that the inmates are inherently ‘bad’ and must be treated as such.
Here’s some more information about what life is really like for UK women behind bars.‘Unacceptable Conditions’A 2012 report from Nick Hardwick, chief inspector of prisons, claimed that the conditions in the female unit at HMP Styal were ‘more shocking and distressing than anything I had yet seen on an inspection.’He went on to highlight how prisons were ‘simply the wrong place for so many of the distressed, damaged or disturbed women they hold.’ Although just 5% of the prison population are female, at this time, women accounted for 50% of the incidences of self-harm.
Made to Clean Up Her Own Miscarriage In 2013, HMP Peterborough came under scrutiny for its treatment of a pregnant female inmate.
Rebecca Avila met her husband Fred on the website, Women Behind Bars.
She was serving 18 months for a crime she says was “nothing too bad”.
“They think they see this person the way no one else does,” she explains.
“My husband didn’t find it exciting I was behind bars but he did find it interesting.
Being in prison changed my idea of love â I was also shallow and looking for that perfect man.
She first wrote to him in May last year, they met six months later and she now visits him â through a glass barrier âonce a month.
“When I came across Jonathan’s profile on Write and read his note under his adorable picture, I knew I had to write to him,” she explains. I wasn’t looking for anything other than friendship but we grew really close.