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Equality with a vengence: The over-incarceration of women

 

 

By Anna Kerr and Dr Rita Shackel

 

September 1, 2018
— Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal reposted from Precedent — The increased incarceration of women for violence-related offences in some Australian and overseas jurisdictions points to pervasive systemic gender bias and discrimination in the criminal justice process. Emerging anecdotal and recent research and court-related data are disturbing and suggest that women’s fundamental human rights and freedoms are under attack.

 

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