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Women Are the Fastest-Growing Population in Jail

Women Are the Fastest-Growing Population in Jail

The number of people in U.S. jails has grown five-fold since 1970. But if you look at women and men separately, you get two very different stories, a... Read More »

5 Mind-Boggling Stats About Guns and Violence Every Woman Needs to Know

5 Mind-Boggling Stats About Guns and Violence Every Woman Needs to Know

Here's a stark reality: 6,358 Americans have been killed by guns in the first six months of 2016 (for reference, more than 13,000 were killed in 2015)... Read More »

These Are the Most Dangerous States to Live in as a Woman

These Are the Most Dangerous States to Live in as a Woman

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, a woman is assaulted in the U.S. every nine seconds. As if this statistic isn't daunti... Read More »