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Commentary: Abandoned: Abolishing Female Prisons to Prevent Sexual Abuse and Herald an End to Incarceration

This article argues that the abolition of female prisons is one way to address the suffering of one group of prisoners and that the abolition of female prisons could eventually end the confinement of all prisoners.

Specialized Training: Investigating Sexual Abuse in Confinement Settings

This training program “is designed to address the requirements outlined in the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standard 115.34/.134/.234/.334 requiring specialized training for individuals tasked with investigating alleged incidents of sexual abuse in confinement settings.

Specialized Training: PREA Medical and Mental Care Standards

The intent of the curriculum is to provide prisons, jails, community confinement, and juvenile detention facilities with specialized training for medical and mental health personnel on specific aspects of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: The Impact of the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

This curriculum improves the capacity of tribal detention officers to adequately prevent and respond to incidents of sexual abuse in Indian Country.

6 CFR Part 115: Standards To Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse and Assault in Confinement Facilities; Final Rule

The purpose of this regulatory action is to set standards to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse in Department of Homeland Security (DHS) confinement facilities.

PREA: What You Need to Know

The core goal of PREA: What You Need to Know is to teach inmates about their right to be free from sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

Hearings on Sexual Victimization in Certain U.S. Prisons, Jails, and Juvenile Correctional Facilities

This website provides access to written testimony and meeting transcripts on sexual victimization in certain U.S. prisons, jails, and juvenile correctional facilities.

Environmental Scan 2013

This report gives a broad overview of selected current and anticipated trends. It can used by corrections professional to inform their work.

Guidance for Governors to Ensure Certification of State Compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act

<p>This document explains how state governors can show their state is in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).</p>

Sexually Abusive Behavior Prevention and Intervention Program

This document intends to “provide a written policy that implements zero tolerance toward all forms of sexual activity, including sexual abuse and sexual harassment, and to provide guidelines to address the following prohibited and/or illegal sexually abusive behavior involving: Inmate perpetrator against staff victim; Inmate perpetrator against inmate victim; [and] Staff perpetrator against inmate victim.


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