This manual guides thinking about ways of being thoughtful and strategic about approaching work with jailed battered women.
Women in jails
In response to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), this project investigated the context of gendered violence and safety in women’s correctional facilities.
Guidance is offered for those individuals seeking to more effectively respond to the behavior and circumstances of the female offender.
This document examines female jail inmate classification, and provides guidelines for designing a classification system specifically for women.
This report reviews research about women offenders and strategies for evaluating current operating procedures related to women offenders.
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.
This report describes the use of jail exit surveys as an effective data collection tool for creating a picture of the characteristics of its women.
The development and implementation of the Cook County Sheriff's Department of Women's Justice Services (DWJS) is discussed.