Foster care children are more likely to have an incarcerated parent, be exposed to violence and live with someone with a mental illness than other types of children, including low-income kids and those raised by single mothers.
A collection of government reports and academic papers that help paint a picture of the men, women and children in custody nationwide. We included a few research articles that look specifically at transgender inmates.
Millions of fathers don’t live with their children. A new study suggests those behind in child support see their kids less often, work fewer weeks a year and are more likely to have kids with multiple partners.