Caught in the Net: The Impact of Drug Policies on Women and Families

March 07, 2006

"Federal and state drug laws and policies over the past twenty years have had specific devastating, and disparate effects on women, and particularly women of color and low income women." Caught in the Net is a collaboration between the American Civil Liberties Union, Break the Chain: Communities of Color and the War on Drugs, and the Brennan Center at NYU School of Law. Caught in the Net this comprehensive report that compiles and anlyzes existing research with respect to the impact of current drug policies on women, their children, families and communities. NAPW is proud to have participated in the Caught in the Net Conference, with Wyndi Anderson, our National Educator acting as a faciliator for one of the working groups.

http://www.brennancenter.org/programs/cj/caught_in_the_net_report.pdf