Season 2, Episode: 8

Unpacking Incarceration and Abuse

with Jessica Hutchison

The vast majority of women in prison are survivors of sexual abuse and interpersonal violence. In this episode, we hear from PH.D. candidate, Jessica Hutchison, whose research focuses on the use of strip-searching in women’s prisons. Jessica discusses some of the reasons why survivors of domestic violence go to prison and how their prison experience can cause them to re-live their trauma.

Join in the conversation! Use the hashtag #SheIsYourNeighbour and connect with us on social media at @WomensCrisisSWR.

Subscribe to Podcast

Thank you to our episode sponsor

570 NEWS | Always on.

Kitchener’s source for news, talk and sports 24 hours a day.

Together, we explore the realities and complexities of domestic violence.

Skip to content