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The mothers project in NZ women's prisons

Updated: Apr 10, 2019

Interview with Stacey Shortall, Radio NZ Nine to Noon about Mothers Project.

Image supplied by Department of Corrections

The mothers project started as a pilot programme at Auckland women's prison in Wiri, and it is now also running in Arohata and Christchurch women's prisons. It involves a team of volunteer lawyers regularly visiting and helping inmates, particularly with issues relating to the safety and care of their children. Wellington lawyer, Stacey Shortall is behind the initiative.

Listen to the full interview on Radio NZ Nine to Noon with host Kathryn Ryan here:



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