Graph showing the incarceration rate for women in West Virginia state prisons. In 1978, there were 3 women incarcerated per 100,000 women in West Virginia. By 2015, the women's incarceration rate in West Virginia was 93 per 100,000 women in West Virginia.

(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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