Video: Arizona’s Imprisonment Crisis — The Harm to Women and Families

An oft-hidden consequence of Arizona’s large prison population is the growing number of women behind bars. Female imprisonment has significant ripple effects. Women in prison in Arizona are often mothers and caretakers. Research shows that they are also often victims themselves, as the vast majority have endured past physical and sexual abuse. Today, Arizona imprisons women at almost twice the rate of other states.

Watch this video and learn more about how Arizona’s imprisonment crisis impacts women and those who depend on them.

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