Graph showing the incarceration rate for women in Louisiana state prisons. In 1978, there were 10 women incarcerated per 100,000 women in Louisiana. By 2015, the women's incarceration rate in Louisiana was 86 per 100,000 women in Louisiana.

(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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