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Women In Prison


Incarceration rates have been decling-but not for women. The number of women in U.S prisons has increased since 1990, making rate of incarceration for women twice that of men.

This increase across the U.S and Ohio is accused to the opiod crisis which correelates to addiction-realted crimes. Still many women fight with addiction, mental and other health related issues.

Today on All Sides, the problem of women in prison and new solutions to respond.


  • Paige Pfleger, WOSU Reporter
  • Annette Chambers-Smith, Director, Ohio Department of Rehibilitaion and Correction
  • Tracy Plouck, population health executivein residence at Ohio University's College of Health Sciences and Professions 
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