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Why we should close women’s prisons and treat their crimes more fairly

Sentencing systems around the world should be radically reformed to start with the assumption that women should not be sent to prison for their crimes..

Women almost never scare us; commit random acts of serious violence; violate our sexual integrity; or form organised crime networks and yet their prisons numbers are now the highest in recorded history…

Source: Why we should close women’s prisons and treat their crimes more fairly | Mirko Bagaric | Opinion | The Guardian

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