Number of Women in Jail Has Grown Far Faster Than That of Men, Study Says

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/18/us/number-of-women-in-jail-has-grown-far-faster-than-that-of-men-study-says.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

It found that the total of those held for misdemeanor crimes or who are awaiting trial or sentencing had increased to about 110,000 in 2014 from fewer than 8,000 in 1970.

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