A focus on how systems—and particularly juvenile justice systems—can be redesigned to protect public safety and support the healing and healthy development of girls and young women.
Resources on Justice Involved Women - Girls
The impact of trauma for girls involved in the juvenile justice system is examined.
This document explains the serious problems faced with girls in the criminal justice system and suggests ways to address these challenges and meet these girls' critical needs.
[R]esearchers from two long-term longitudinal studies of delinquency collaborated to establish common delinquency measures, conduct analyses, and integrate findings on developmental patterns of girls’ offending from childhood through adolescence.
The event featured Dr. Stephanie Covington, Co-Director at the Center for Gender and Justice, and her work on trauma-informed approaches to girls.
This practice guide will stress that efforts to safely reduce the inappropriate detention of low-risk girls must be rooted in JDAI’s [Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative’s eight] core strategies, but with an added intentional focus on applying those core strategies to girls’ unique needs and circumstances.