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World Female Imprisonment List (Women and Girls in Penal Institutions, Including Pre-Trial Detainees/Remand Prisoners)
| Cataloged on:
Oct. 31, 2006
The number of incarcerated women and girls in 187 prison systems is reported. Over 500,000 women and girls are held in penal institutions, with 3% being held in the U.S., China, Russia, and Thailand. The median percentage of female prisoners in the total prison population is 4.3%.