A Gender Disparity: Females vs. Males Sentenced for the Same Offense

Number of Months to Which Females vs. Males
Were Sentenced for the Same Offense
:

OFFENSE

 

 

FEMALE

 

 

MALE

 

PCT. OF ADDED TIMES MALES SERVED

Rape

117

159

74

Aggravated assault

49

83

59

Burglary

46

66

70

Larceny

36

48

75

 

SOURCE: USBJS, Sentencing Outcomes in 28 Felony Courts: 1985, July 1987, publication #NCJ-105743, Table 5.5, “Average Prison Term (in Months) Imposed, by Sex of Offender and Conviction Offense, 1985” 

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2 Responses to A Gender Disparity: Females vs. Males Sentenced for the Same Offense

  1. mdowney says:

    Is anyone surprised by this ? They can cut off a man’s penis as he sleeps not only is she free to go but a hero. Not one day In prison turn that around and let’s listen to howls ‘s of ‘ ms mag Gloria “all men deserve Stienham

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