Women Shortchanged by Justice Reforms: Report

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Criminal justice reform has not helped women to the same extent that it has benefited men, a new report has found.

The report, commissioned by The New York Women’s Foundation and released by the Prisoner Reentry Institute  (PRI) of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, argues that reforms must be gender-responsive, faithful to the principles of parsimony and proportionality, and engage social services to better serve individuals with criminal justice involvement.

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