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Inmate sexual assault

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.

Juvenile Facility Standards: United States Department of Justice Final Rule: National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape Under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

This Standard is divided into these sections: Prevention Planning, Responsive Planning, Training and Education, Screening for Risk of Sexual Victimization and Abusiveness, Reporting, Official Response Following a Resident Report, Investigations, Discipline, Medical and Mental Care, Data Collectio

Juvenile Standards Documentation Requirements

This document is meant to assist agencies and facilities in their PREA compliance efforts.

Survey of Sexual Violence in Adult Correctional Facilities, 2009–11 - Statistical Tables

Collection of official records on allegations and substantiated incidents of inmate-on-inmate and staff-on-inmate sexual victimization in correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Toolkit - End the Abuse: Protecting LGBTI Prisoners from Sexual Assault (2014)

This four-part toolkit is designed for advocates both in and outside of correctional settings to use PREA’s requirements to end the abuse of LGBTI individuals.

Sexual Victimization Reported By Adult Correctional Authorities, 2009–11

This report presents “counts of nonconsensual sexual acts, abusive sexual contacts, staff sexual misconduct, and staff sexual harassment reported to correctional authorities in adult prisons, jails, and other adult correctional facilities in 2009, 2010, and 2011.

PREA / Offender Sexual Abuse

Clearinghouse of information and resources for the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

National Institute of Corrections' Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Training Courses

These eight courses from NIC will assist agencies and staff in meeting the requirements of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

Review Panel on Prison Rape Report on Sexual Victimization in Prisons, Jails, and Juvenile Correctional Facilities, April 2016

This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Review Panel on Prison Rape, resulting from its 2014 hearings in Washington, DC.

Zero Tolerance: How States Comply with PREA's Youthful Inmate Standard

This report explores how states house youth under 18 in prisons given PREA's new Youthful Inmate Standard of compliance and enforcement.

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