Women in jails
Women in Jail: Classification Issues
The authors examine issues related to classification of female jail inmates by profiling the female inmate population and discussing problems assoc
Gender-Responsive Strategies: Research, Practice, and Guiding Principles for Women Offenders
Guidance for those individuals "seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender" is offered (p. iv).
Effective Management of Female Inmates: Applying the Research on Gender Responsive Correctional Strategies to Local Jails
Research, practice, and guiding principles related to gender-responsive strategies and utilized in jail settings are exchanged.
The Gender-Responsive Strategies Project: Jail Applications
Current research about women offenders and strategies for evaluating current operating procedures related to women offenders are covered.
Using Jail Exit Surveys to Improve Community Responses to Women Offenders
The "use of jail exit surveys as an effective data collection tool for creating [a] picture of the characteristics of women in contact with the loc
Gendered Violence and Safety: A Contextual Approach to Improving Security in Women's Facilities
"In response to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), this project ...
Working With Battered Women in Jail: A Manual for Community-Based Battered Women's Advocates
“Women who are battered by their partners are everywhere - and that includes in your local jail.
Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars
This report examines the state of federal civil rights protections for incarcerated women to explore women’s experiences while incarcerated.