Graph showing the incarceration rate for women in North Carolina state prisons. In 1978, there were 15 women incarcerated per 100,000 women in North Carolina. By 2015, the women's incarceration rate in North Carolina was 48 per 100,000 women in North Carolina.

(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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