Story: Prisons

Mothers and babies in prison

This television news clip from September 2008 explores the situation of mothers with babies in prison. It discusses the law change that would allow women prisoners with babies to keep those children with them until the age of two.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Prisons - Women in prison', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/36781/mothers-and-babies-in-prison (accessed 27 March 2017)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 20 Jun 2012