Elliott Berry http://nhpr.org en Prisoners Sue State for Unequal Treatment of Women http://nhpr.org/post/prisoners-sue-state-unequal-treatment-women <p>Four female inmates are suing the <a href="http://www.nh.gov/nhdoc/">Department of Corrections </a>for what they say is a disparity of opportunity compared to the male prisoners in the state.</p><p>Four women in Goffstown and Concord prisons have filed a suit alleging that the Department of Corrections is out of compliance with the&nbsp;1987 federal court order that required the state to provide female prisoners with services male inmates already receive.</p><p>These services include vocational education, mental health treatment and housing programs.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:41:01 +0000 Ryan Lessard 10852 at http://nhpr.org Prisoners Sue State for Unequal Treatment of Women