Graph showing the incarceration rate for women in Mississippi state prisons. In 1978, there were 8 women incarcerated per 100,000 women in Mississippi. By 2015, the women's incarceration rate in Mississippi was 78 per 100,000 women in Mississippi.

(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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