Graph showing the number of women in New Jersey state prisons from 1978 to 2015. In 1978, there were 176 women in New Jersey state prisons. By 2015, the number of women in prison had grown to 908.

(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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