Women are closing the gender gap in incarceration - that's not a good thing

drug arrests are fueling an explosion in female incarceration, according to a report from the Prison Policy Initiative

This week we go over a report on the trends of incarcerated women from the Prison Policy Institute.

  • 23% - the increase of women in city and county jails from 2009 to 2018.

  • 10% - the percentage of the incarcerated population that is women

  • 25% - the amount arrests of women have risen over the last 35 years while men’s decre…

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