Incarcerated Moms

Risks Are High for Teen Daughters with Jailed Moms

Women with children are being incarcerated at a rising rate, with ominous implications for girls in particular. “Children typically model their behaviors based on the parent that is the same sex, so missing that female figure is critical,” says one advocate. Story reported with Annie Geng.

In the Bronx, a Maternity Ward Waits to Reopen

Administrators of North Central Bronx Hospital have a deadline of April 30 to reopen a maternity ward or lose it altogether. At a negative time for public hospitals, community activists are worried about what could be decided without their input.