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Mapping It Out: A Tool to Get Started on Providing Victim Services for Incarcerated Survivors JL Heinze Tue, 01/26/2021
Just Detention International and the Resource Sharing Project has provided a guide that stresses the importance of in-person work within corrections facilities.

Justice for Victims Behind Bars: Improving the Response to Cases of Sexual Abuse in Confinement Ali Mailen Perrotto Tue, 12/02/2014

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. 


 

Publish Date

2014

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 prisoners, tips on Working with facilities), policy considerations, and combatting the incarceration of LGBT people.

Publish Date

2014

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 adjudicated youth. The report ranks facilities according to the prevalence of sexual victimization, as required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-79). The prevalence of victimization, as reported by youth during a personal interview, is based on sexual activity in the 12 months prior to the interview or since admission to the facility, if less than 12 months.