In the last decade there has been a sixty percent increase in female prisoners all throughout Australia.

With this rate, there are a growing number of women according to CEDA’s report that are trapped in the system that is perpetuating the disadvantage that brought them into the system in the first place

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Produced By: Alana Su-Navratil

Featured In Story: Ember Corpuz, Economy and Policy Researcher, Committee for Economic Development of Australia, University of Adelaide

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 28 February 2023