Survivors of gender-based violence fill our jails and prisons. Criminalized survivors are victims whose experiences of being abused are related in some way to their involvement in the criminal legal system. Often, they are arrested and incarcerated for doing what they needed to do to survive and protect their children and loved ones. Criminalized survivors are re-victimized by the very systems that were intended to protect them.
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