Friday, May 20

Women sentenced to increasingly longer prison terms – Nyheter (Ekot)

Listen: Women are sentenced to increasingly longer prison terms

  • In the last five years, the sentence for convicted female criminals has increased.

  • This is especially noticeable at the women’s institutions Hinseberg and Ystad, where they serve their sentences with long sentences.

  • Previously, the majority of women were convicted of drug crimes, now it is instead violent crimes that dominate among the inmates, according to the Swedish Prison and Probation Service’s statistics.

Reference-sverigesradio.se

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