ISSN:2149-0821

WHO ARE FEMALE PRISONERS? ANKARA SINCAN WOMEN’S CLOSED PRISON


This study aims at understanding who the female prisoners are, if any their distinctive characteristics from women outside the prison, conditions of the women’s prison, and opportunities provided for female prisoners at the prison. In line with this purpose, this study will seek answers to the questions such as, who are female prisoners? Under which conditions are female prisoners prisoned at the prison? What types of opportunities are provided for female offenders during their imprisonment? In order to answer the research questions, a filed study was conducted at Ankara Sincan Women’s Closed Prison and a questionnaire study was conducted on 134 female offenders. To the study findings, a great deal of female offenders is undereducated and economically dependent on men. Besides many female offenders are coming from traditional patriarchal families living in poverty. On the other hand,


Keywords


Female prisoners, women’s closed prison, profile of female prisoners, conditions of prison

Author : Gaye BARIŞ
Number of pages: 102-119
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16990/SOBIDER.46
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The Journal of Social Sciences
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