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After miscarrying in a Georgia detention center, Pamela Winn became a powerful voice for women in prison—and for those trying to leave it behind
Winn helped spearhead the successful bipartisan 2019 bill in Georgia that prohibited the shackling of pregnant women in prisons and jails. Today, her goal is to end prison birth completely.
Too many Georgia women die in pregnancy-related deaths. Will the state be able to fund one life-saving measure?
The number of Georgia women who die from pregnancy-related causes is startling: According to 2018 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state’s rate of such deaths was more than double that of California, and, in many recent years, that rate has been the highest in the country.