The Department of Justice finally issued its long-delayed national standards aimed at ending the crisis of sexual abuse in U.S. corrections facilities. For years, prisoner rape survivors have been leading the fight to end this abuse. In this short video, members of Just Detention International's Survivor Council celebrate this historic occasion.
The link for this listing goes to the Survivor Resources section of Just Detention International's website. It includes a state-by-state guide to support services for survivors and self help resources.
Just Detention International created documents with suggested additional readings which outline potential resources for male, female and transgender prison rape survivors.
This webinar addresses the unique dynamics of sexual abuse in detention and how medical professionals, victim advocates and community-based Sexual Assault Response Teams can address the unique needs of incarcerated victims.
Hope for Healing is written for men and women who have survived sexual assault in prisons, jails or other forms of detention. The goals of this publication are to offer information about the impact of sexual abuse and to assist survivors in their efforts to heal from this devastating type of violence.
This guide includes useful information for sexual assault counselors and advocates on working with prison rape victims. It gives an overview of the policies, resources, and responses in Pennsylvania.