Mexico's Drug War Moves to Argentina: Sital Kalantry and Silvia Martinez on WBEZ's Worldview

Sital Kalantry and Silvia Martinez, director of the Prison Commission of the Public Defender's Office, Defensoría General de la Nación Argentina, speak with Jermore McDonell on WBEZ's Worldview about the plight of women in Argentine prions. They discuss a report (available here in English and Spanish) by the IHR Clinic, which finds that the number of women in prison has increased in recent years. In fact, the population of female prisoners in Argentina's federal prisons has expanded nearly 200 percent in the past two decades, "a much higher rate than the increase in the number of incarcerated men." Read more . . .