Victoria is a freelance journalist who writes about incarceration, gender and resistance. She is the author of Resistance Behind Bars: "The Struggles of Incarcerated Women." More of her writings can be found at victorialaw.net.
Two-thirds of women behind bars in the US are mothers of children under the age of 18, and even a short stint in jail can cause them to lose their jobs, housing and kids. Here are four ways to help prevent that.