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Babies Behind Bars

Having combed the country’s crime landscape of shootouts, murders, brutal killings, rape cases and suicides... Romy Titus had encountered it all as a hard news journalist. But nothing she had previously experienced compared to how her heart felt seeing innocent young infants and toddlers locked up for crimes they did not commit. Years later she started an NGO to assist these mothers to raise their children and ensure that while they are behind bars, they’re as happy and healthy as they can be. This podcast tells the stories of some of these women - how they ended up pregnant and in prison, and the experience of having their babies behind bars.
English South Africa True Crime · Personal Journals
2 Episodes

Babies Behind Bars: Trailer

Imagine you're trapped, in a cold cell with a single bed. Imagine an existence behind bars... lonely and isolated. Imagine life growing inside you, kicking with excitement - but the home you're about to bring your baby into, is called prison.
Season 1 / Episode 0 1 min


Morwesi was arrested for defrauding the bank where she worked. Sentenced while pregnant, her baby was born and stayed with her behind bars for two years. He was then placed with her family until her release. Years later, Morwesi still feels she is imprisoned – but not behind bars. This is her…
Season 1 / Episode 1 35 min