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Number Of Women In Jail Soars, Despite Global Push To Cut Numbers

Number Of Women In Jail Soars, Despite Global Push To Cut Numbers

The number of women in jail globally has soared by 17% in a decade, despite leaders’ pledges to put fewer women behind bars for petty crimes and the devastating impact on their mental health and children, penal reformers said on Thursday. Penal Reform International (PRI) said 741,000 women were in prison worldwide, with up to […]