Criminal justice research disparity (gender)

 The criminal justice-based research disparity that exists between the genders prohibits a deep understanding of the differences between male/female crime commission. How can this disparity be rectified? How has the lack of research into criminogenic characteristics potentially caused harm to women, girls, and members of the LGBT community?

Between 300-400 words, in a standard 12 pt font. 

If citations are used, APA style should be implemented.