One-Third of the World's Women in Prison Are Locked Up In The USA. All 201,200 Of Them

One-Third of the World's Women in Prison Are Locked Up In The USA. All 201,200 Of Them.

Citing data from the International Center for Prison Studies, Niall McCarthy of Statista visualizes how the United States housed nearly one-third of the globe's incarcerated women in 2013. It's a huge problem the American public has only begun to recognize.