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There are more women in prison than ever before. This series looks at rising rates of women behind bars around the globe.

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'I don't want to miss any more': One woman tries to stay clean and out of jail

Oklahoma has had the highest female incarceration rate in the nation. It's been that way for the last 25 years. The state imprisons 151 out of every 100,000 women, according to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics — more than double the national rate. Cherise Greer is out of the system but is now faced with the challenges of life on the outside.

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