What are the most recent trends regarding women’s incarceration in the Americas? Who are the women behind bars? Experts from the IACHR and from Brazil, Mexico, and the United States will investigate these questions and more in what promises to be an eye-opening conversation.
Grass Is Greener is a new documentary that raises challenging questions about how the legacy of the war on drugs, mass incarceration, and racial injustice in the United States has influenced the country’s burgeoning legal cannabis industry.
Most states host some kind of syringe exchange program, but the laws providing legal protection tend to have loopholes. In Pennsylvania, someone with a syringe obtained from a program is safe in Philadelphia, a more liberal part of the state, but can be thrown into jail anywhere else.