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Did you Know?

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Women are the fastest growing population in prison with an increase of 646% between 1980 and 2010.

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The number of women in prison increased at nearly 1.5 times the rate of men.

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More than 205,000 women are now incarcerated (Including women in local jails).

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Over 56,000 people are incarcerated in Georgia.

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Women represent 9% of the overall prison population in Georgia.

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Pathways to crime for female offenders include a long history of sexual and/or physical abuse, unhealthy relationships, and substance abuse.

Fact Book

Download our fact book to learn more about the history of higher education and its impact on those who are incarcerated.