Reports Support Greater British Imprisonment Sex Disparity

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In 2000, England and Wales had 17.9 men in prison per woman in prison. Major justice policy reports since 2000 have focused on women in prison. These reports have advocated policies to lessen the number of women in prison without advocating policies to reduce the number of men in prison proportionally or more than proportionally. These reports include:

The pervasive gender protrusion in imprisonment and prevalent criminal suspicion of men has attracted relatively little public concern.


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