By Jinnie Chua
The fire service has long been a male-dominated profession, but recent recruitment strategies are focusing on breaking down gender boundaries. Find out how departments are dispelling myths about physical requirements and paving the way for more female firefighters.
The number of females in prison, jail, and probation populations has grown at a considerably faster rate than males. Despite this growth, the correctional system is failing to address the rehabilitation needs of women during and after incarceration. AMU professor Michael Pittaro talks to one former inmate about her experience in the prison system and the support she's received now that she's on parole.