Why are women entering the prison system at higher rates?

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Why are women are entering the prison system at an alarming rate–much faster than men?
 
Correctional facilities believe it may be because of prior trauma and how these women react to their abuse. 
 
Fischer’s report shows what is being done to help trauma victims, so they never end up behind bars in the first place, but if they do, what is being done to keep them from returning. 
 
See From Trauma to Prison Monday on ABC4 Utah news at 10. 
 

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