Graph showing the incarceration rate for women in all state prisons. In 1978, there were 9 women incarcerated per 100,000 women in the U.S. By 2015, the women's state prison incarceration rate was 57 per 100,000 women.

(Graph: Wendy Sawyer, January 2018)

thumbnail for The Gender Divide report This graph is a part of the Prison Policy Initiative report, The Gender Divide: Tracking women's state prison growth.

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