Stories by Victoria Law

Victoria Law is a writer, photographer and mother. She is the author of "Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women" (PM Press 2009), the editor of the zine Tenacious: Art and Writings from Women in Prison and a co-founder of Books Through Bars - NYC. Her latest book, "Don't Leave Your Friends Behind" (PM Press, Fall 2012) addresses how social justice movements and communities can support the families in their midst. subscribe to Victoria Law's feed

Posted on: Mar 9, 2016, Source: The Public Eye

The incarceration rates are staggering.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: Ravishly

While the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner incited mass protests, less attention has been paid to the deaths of black women at the hands of police.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2014, Source: Waging Nonviolence

There are less visible ways to fight injustice and support those most directly impacted.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: Waging Nonviolence

“I still can’t believe it ... I’m just a mom who wanted her son to eat.”

Posted on: Oct 4, 2014, Source: YES! Magazine

These projects show how everyday people can address violence in our own communities by break through the silence to interrupt abuse.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2013, Source:

"This hearing gives the opportunity for people to do something other than starve themselves to death."

Posted on: May 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

This Mother's Day, take a few minutes to find out how you can help shape a society where no woman ever has to give birth while in shackles and chains.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2011, Source:

The prison has sent women to work on the farms regardless of their medical conditions.