Women’s Justice Commission

This assessment reviews existing research about women’s pathways into the system and the challenges they face from arrest through reentry.
This series of charts presents a portrait of women in the criminal justice system, highlighting trends in victimization, arrest rates, breakdown of offenses, sentence length, incarcerated populations, recidivism, racial disparities, and more.

Criminal Justice Gaps Between Women and Men Narrow on Violence, Other Key Measures

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch leads new national commission developing findings and recommendations to enhance women’s safety, health, and justice