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Resources on Justice Involved Women - General

Trauma Informed Organizations (2018)

This is a one page infographic about Trauma Informed Organizations.

An Unsupported Population (2018)

This report, the second in our two-part series, takes a closer look at the issues facing women who are currently incarcerated. The centerpiece of this report is a survey of women we conducted to learn more about their experiences prior to and during incarceration.

Critical Issues Impacting Women in the Justice System: A Literature Review

The authors review the literature relevant to the study of violence and safety in women’s prison.

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

The first Girl Scouts Beyond Bars (GSBB) program was founded in Baltimore as a pilot project between the Girl Scouts and the National Institute of Justice, arranging for formal visits between Scouts and their incarcerated mothers.

Gender Responsiveness Action Plan at Gig Harbor

NIC News post. November 25, 2013.

10 Facts About Women in Jails (2014)

NIC National Jail Exchange article, February 12, 2014.

Gender Responsive Interventions in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice: A Consumer's Guide to Understanding Research (2016)

This monograph underscores the need for policymakers and practitioners to understand the fundamentals of research in order to guide their work with justice involved women. 

National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women (NRCJIW) Jail Tip Sheets (2016)

NRCJIW developed a series of Jail Tip Sheets on eight critical topics to facilitate the implementation of gender informed approaches with women in jail settings.


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