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Tackling a troubling trend for Native women in prison

Numerous studies over the years point out the overrepresentation of Native American women in U.S. prisons.

The Sentencing Project found a 525% increase over more than 20 years in the incarceration of women and girls. Juvenile Native American girls had the highest rate, at more than four times that of their white counterparts.

Join Native America Calling to talk about the factors driving a growing trend and what advocates are doing to turn the numbers around.

https://indianz.com/News/2024/04/09/native-america-calling-troubling-trend-native-women-prison/

 

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