Era Of Mass Incarceration

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Did you know that there are roughly 165,824,620 women currently alive in the United States as of this year, women make up about 50.6% of the population? But did you also know that there are 219,000 women locked up in our current Criminal Justice System? Where nationally, we lock up 8 times the amount of woman than we do men. That’s a lot of mothers, daughters, sisters, and aunts locked up. Many of these woman that are currently incarcerated have at some point in their lives experienced some sort of mental, physical, and sexual abuse. Women of color are also 5 times more likely to get incarceration than their white counter parts. The era of mass incarceration is stronger than ever here are that facts and solutions to this problem. Let’s first
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