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Justice for Victims Behind Bars: Improving the Response to Cases of Sexual Abuse in Confinement

This report discusses the PREA Standards for a multidisciplinary response to sexual abuse in confinement. It includes assessment finding and barriers and strategies for creating a meaningful, compliant response. 


Ali Mailen Perrotto Tue, 12/02/2014 - 13:02

Standing with LGBT Prisoners: an Advocate's Guide to Ending Abuse and Combating Imprisonment

Oppressive factors make LGBT people more likely to be in confinement, and more likely to experience abuse there. This toolkit covers the basics of advocating for the rights of LGBT prison...

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End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault

From the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit, this guide discusses the prevention of sexual violence against LGBTI detainees. It addresses both policy change and practices that cor...

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Understanding Rape In Prison

This PCAR information packet is designed for sexual violence advocates to learn more about working with prisons. In 2003, the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) was passed, and the P...

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Current Issues and New Directions in Creating Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice Systems

Experts invited to the NCTSN Trauma-Informed Juvenile Justice Roundtable wrote these briefs to address topics essential to creating trauma-informed Juvenile Justice Systems. Brief topics ...

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Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2012

Presents data from the 2012 National Survey of Youth in Custody (NSYC), conducted in 326 juvenile confinement facilities between February and September 2012, with a sample of 8,707 adjudi...

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El abuso sexual en prisión: una crisis global de los derechos humanos

Este “resumen internacional” de Just Detention International discute abuso sexual en prisión, “una crisis global de los derechos humanos”. Este recurso está disponible en ocho idiomas. ...

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Prosecuting Cases of Sexual Abuse in Confinement

Aequitas released Issue #8 of their Strategies Newsletter. The December 2012 edition offers information for prosecutors on sexual abuse in confinement. Read Strategies Issue #8

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Implementing The Prison Rape Elimination Act: A Toolkit for Juvenile Agencies and Facilities

This toolkit provides detailed information and guidance for juvenile justice agencies and facilities to implement Prison Rape Elimination Act standards. It guides organizations through ef...

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