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Gender responsive

Bringing Gender-Responsive Principles into Practice Evidence from the Evaluation of the PACE Center for Girls (2017)

This brief describes the principles of gender-responsive programs, summarizes the literature, and presents highlights of MDRC’s implementation study of PACE Center for Girls.

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. 

Gender-Responsive Management of Women's Prisons

The needs of women in a correctional setting pose unique challenges for operational practices that may have been designed without their gender differences in mind. This course addresses issues like these and more.

No Place for Youth: Girls in the Adult Justice System

This report is necessary reading for anyone working with girls who are incarcerated in adult correctional facilities.

Communications Toolkit: Resources for Outreach and Educating Others on Justice Involved Women and Gender Responsive Approaches

Women involved in the criminal justice system have challenging and complex needs that are different than men’s.

Women in Detention: A Guide to Gender-Sensitive Monitoring|Second edition

This paper focuses on the situation of women in detention in the criminal justice system and outlines risks faced by women deprived of liberty.

A Women’s Typology of Pathways to Serious Crime With Custody and Treatment Implications

Qualitative approaches for identifying and characterizing women's pathways to crime are being augmented by quantitative methods.

Meeting the Needs of Women in California's County Justice Systems: A Toolkit for Policymakers and Practitioners

This toolkit provides suggestions for innovative and focused interventions targeting the special risks and needs of women in the justice system.

Trauma among Girls in the Juvenile Justice System

The impact of trauma for girls involved in the juvenile justice system is examined. 

Gender Responsive Discipline and Sanctions Policy Guide for Women’s Facilities

This Guide is designed to assist corrections professionals in revising policies and practices to more effectively manage women inmates.


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