A Promise of Redemption: The Soeurs du Bon Pasteur and Delinquent Girls in Winnipeg, 1911-1948

Woloschuk, Tanya
February 2006
Manitoba History;Feb2006, Issue 51, p16
Academic Journal
The article presents the history of Marymound Catholic reformatory and its work of rehabilitating delinquent girls in Winnipeg, Manitoba from the period of 1911 to 1948. As part of the juvenile justice system of the time, young girls were incarcerated to such reform institutions for the offences of delinquency and sexual misconduct. The article gives details of the methods used to reform the incarcerated girls and the process by which they were sentenced to the institution.


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