African Women Pregnant
8th June 2016
INTRODUCTION. Criminal Prosecutions Against Pregnant Women: National Update and Overview documents the cases of an estimated 167 women who have been arrested on criminal charges because of their behavior during pregnancy or because they became pregnant while addicted to drugs.
The first effort to document the arrests of women based on their pregnancy, drug use, conditions and behaviors was published in 1992. This report documented over 160 incidents of arrest of women based on their status as pregnant people.
Many women today are making the decision to attend college and work toward a higher education degree. In many cases, these are women who are either married and raising ren at home, single mothers, or pregnant mothers.
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