Pregnant Women in Department of Justice Custody

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Pregnant Women in Department of Justice Custody

Pregnant Women in Department of Justice Custody

Policymakers and advocacy groups have raised concerns about the treatment of pregnant women in custody, including the use of restraints, and so-called solitary confinement. There are also concerns that pregnant women in custody lack access to things like prenatal care and maternal nutrition. We talk with GAO's Gretta Goodwin to find out more.