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Graph showing the incarceration rate for women in Iowa state prisons. In 1978, there were 5 women incarcerated per 100,000 women in Iowa. By 2015, the women's incarceration rate in Iowa was 51 per 100,000 women in Iowa.

(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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