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Lashonia Thompson-El, who spent 18 years in prison, says she once was placed in solitary confinement for three months after making an unauthorized phone call to her 10-year-old daughter. Joseph Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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Discipline And Women In Prison

Federal Report Says Women In Prison Receive Harsher Punishments Than Men

Prisons often give disproportionately harsher punishments for minor offenses to women than to men, according to a new federal report that backs up the findings of an earlier NPR investigation.

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Temuras Gipsy Kings
Far West (Instrumental) Wudo Beatz
Cyber Pain Drip (Instrumental) Wudo Beatz
Truth Hurts (Originally Sung By Lizzo) [Instrumental] Metrixx
Lizzo (Originally Performed by Lizzo) [Instrumental] Vox Freaks
Noodle Salad Douglas Johan Holmquist
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Federal Report Says Women In Prison Receive Harsher Punishments Than Men

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