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Entrepreneurship and Formerly Incarcerated Women

It is commonly known that helping formerly incarcerated individuals find employment significantly reduces recidivism. Barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated individuals include discrimination, lack of work experience, and employer-liability issues. According to Forbes, helping formerly incarcerated women overcome obstacles to employment through encouraging entrepreneurship will not only help reduce recidivism but also give women opportunities otherwise unavailable to them. There are several reasons why employers might not want to hire formerly incarcerated women. Besides outright discrimination, employers might be held […]

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