Since 1980, the number of women in jail has increased 787%, and the number of women in prison has increased 733%.
In Florida, young Black males are disproportionately impacted by firearm homicide. Black males aged 15-34 have a firearm homicide rate 11 times higher than White males of the same age group.
During fiscal year 2019-20, Florida's certified domestic violence centers provided 563,721 nights of emergency shelter to 13,250 survivors of domestic violence and their children.
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