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Whose Safety

Whose Safety Cover
Photo: AFSC

Women of color, both immigrant and U.S.-born, have been increasingly affected by the dramatic expansion of law enforcement in the United States — an expansion that has resulted in widespread and persistent violations of civil, constitutional, and human rights. Both in absolute numbers and as a percentage, women are increasing substantially among populations of prisoners, arrestees, border crossers, undocumented workers, and detainees.

Created Date 
Jul 9, 2001