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Pregnant female offenders behind bars: Pregnant female offenders behind bars

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Pregnant female offenders behind bars : Pregnant female offenders behind bars. / Abbott, Laura.

Encyclopedia of Women and Crime . ed. / Kelly Frailing. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019.

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Abbott, Laura. / Pregnant female offenders behind bars : Pregnant female offenders behind bars. Encyclopedia of Women and Crime . editor / Kelly Frailing. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019.

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abstract = "Between 4 and 10{\%} of the worldwide female prison population are thought to be pregnant, many of them from disadvantaged backgrounds. Historically, women expecting illegitimate children were sent to prison and some would “plead their belly” to prevent punishment. In recent years, the Bangkok Rules have set out specific guidance for how prisons should manage women, including those who are pregnant. Despite this, there are variations worldwide as to how long babies will remain with their mothers, with a number of women separated from their babies soon after giving birth.",
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editor = "Kelly Frailing",
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