Mothers in Prison: A Parent24 Series
Studies show that children whose mothers have served time suffer from antisocial-delinquent behaviour, mental health problems, unemployment, school failure, and drug abuse.
Many often end up becoming offenders themselves.
In 2006, the National Institute for Crime Prevention and the Reintegration of Offenders (NICRO) conducted a local study exploring the impact of imprisonment on a child who remains with the mother during her incarceration.
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