Male Prisons Vs Female Prisons

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Typically female prisons are less violent compared to male prisons. A majority of women that are incarcerated are there because of drug or property offenses. Women usually commit less violent crimes compared to men who are more likely to commit violent crimes. “Because most women serve time for drug offenses rather than violent crimes, they tend to serve shorter prison sentences, (Study.com).” The female prison population in France and the U.S. is lower then that of the male population. Women who are incarcerated tend to have a higher chance of being mentally/emotionally unstable. Male prisons tend to be more violent and staff members tend to have to use more aggression when dealing with the inmates. In male prisons in France and America
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