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While men still make up the majority of prisoners in Australia, the increase in the incarceration rate for women is significantly greater than that for men. Flickr

Australia is locking up too many women but the UK offers a blueprint for a radical new approach

Australia female prison population has soared but many are jailed for minor offences. The UK's radical approach to women and prison, outlined in the 2007 Corston report, offers a model for Australia.
Doing time: successful prisons have to ensure prisoners’ time is well spent. Anthony Devlin/PA

How to build better prisons

Closing Victorian jails is an opportunity to create prisons that benefit inmates – and society.
Women who commit the same crime as men should in most cases receive lighter penalties. from

How can we mitigate the crime that is female over-imprisonment?

The undeniable difference between men and women when it comes to committing crime should be reflected in a fundamentally different approach to the sentencing of women.

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