Mothers Behind Bars

Thursday, October 22, 2009 | |

California's prisons currently hold about 11,000 women. Many of them are single mothers, and when they go to prison, their children's lives are fundamentally disrupted, too. In part four of our series "Criminal Neglect: California's Failing Prison System," Veronica Faisant looks at the plight of women behind bars and how their children are affected.