P4W

AcronymDefinition
P4WPrison for Women
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By the time a prisoner cascaded to minimum, it was possible to get the odd institutional group pass to go swimming at Artillery Park, or even be transferred to the Isabel McNeil House, a minimum-security house across the road from P4W.
P4W's final death knell came in 1994 when a murky black-and-white video that resembled a low-budget pornography film was aired across the country on the evening news showing the male riot squad in full facial masks stripping female prisoners of their clothes with scissors against their will in the segregation cells of P4W.
The women were eventually transferred back to P4W after arguing successfully among other things to the Ontario Court that they had histories of being sexually abused by men and did not feel safe in KP.
One of the achievements of this model is its response to years of criticism that P4W infantilized women by not giving them more responsibility within their daily lives, nor enough decision-making opportunities.
The general perception was that once out of P4W, the adaptation and adjustment process would proceed relatively smoothly for all.
Its report, made public in 1990, recommended the closure of P4W and its replacement with four regional centres for federal women and an Aboriginal Healing Lodge, as well as the development of a community release strategy to provide a network of community support and services (see Creating Choices 1990).
17) Writing ten years earlier, Berzins and Collette-Carriere (1979) stressed the linguistic and cul Quebecoises incarcerated in P4W in an English culture, and without access to francophone staff or pr that point almost no attention seems to have been given to the plight of aboriginal women in any of up.
The treatment of federally sentenced women was revealed dramatically in the video that aired on television and the hearings into events at P4W.
On May 6, they were transferred to the Regional Treatment Centre, a men's facility, and not returned to P4W until July 18, under court orders.
At the time the Arbour Report was written, there was a plan to replace P4W with five new regional facilities, including a healing lodge for First Nations women.