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US: When it comes to lowering female incarceration rates, states must step up (Commentary)
USA Today – February 16, 2018
Women have long been the fastest growing segment of the U.S. prison population, and a new report by the Prison Policy Initiative is shedding more light on why – and revealing that states must take the brunt of the blame.
Also: Prison Policy Initiative: The Gender Divide: Tracking women’s state prison growth: https://www.prisonpolicy.org/reports/women_overtime.html