Bay Area filmmaker highlights human rights abuses in women’s prisons

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) – Bay Area filmmaker Erika Cohn’s new film “Belly of the Beast” takes a shocking look at the human rights abuses of women in our criminal justice system.

The documentary highlights the sterilization of female inmates in California. Through a former prisoner’s story, the film raises awareness of the pattern of illegal sterilizations happening in the state.

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