PBS NewsHour

U.S. jail populations drop but not for women

Clip: 06/30/2019 | 9m 54s

While America’s jail population may be finally decreasing after decades of massive growth, that doesn't apply to women. In fact, the proportion of women spending time in jail is going up. Special correspondent David Tereshchuk explores some of the causes and potential remedies.

Aired: 06/30/19

Rating: NR

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