Alarm sounds over imprisoned women's mental health

Canada’s correctional investigator says the number of women hurting themselves in prison is on the rise.

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Canada’s correctional investigator says the number of women hurting themselves in prison is on the rise.

On Monday Howard Sapers released a five year project called ‘Risky Business’.

The report contains a number of recommendations for the government to help women who have a mental health issues.

APTN’s Annette Francis now with more.

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