Earlier this week, the New York Times ran a story on the state of care, and lack of care, for women detained at the MDC in Brooklyn. In particular, it highlighted the stories of pregnant women, including one who lost her baby while in custody. The article notes that “[t]he treatment of women, pregnant and otherwise, at the Metropolitan Detention Center has alarmed a number of judges.”
You can read the entire article here.
You can read our earlier post on the issue here.