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January 2009

Sexual Abuse in U.S. Immigration Detention

This brief fact sheet talks about the risk of sexual abuse that immigration detainees face and the difficulty of seeking assistance.
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March 2004

Narrative Art and Incarcerated Abused Women

Author(s): Rachel Marie-Crane Williams
This article describes an alternative arts program for abused women in prison which could be adapted to fit any service setting.
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January 2004

No Refuge Here: A First Look at Sexual Abuse in Immigration Detention

"This report calls attention to the problem of sexual abuse in immigration detention centers in the United States, focusing on three central issues: (1) the considerable and troubling reported record of sexual abuse of detainees, (2) the lack of substantive policies and procedures in place to address such abuse, and (3) immigration officials' refusal to allow independent monitoring of conditions for detainees.& Through this report, Stop Prisoner Rape calls on U.S.
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Reproductive Justice In Action

Author(s): Rebecca Jordan-Young, Lucy Trainor, Janet Jakobsen
This report explores the ways in which organizations led by women of color are elaborating reproductive justice in connection with economic justice.
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No Refuge Here: Sexual Abuse in Immigration Detention

This webinar on sexual violence behind bars focuses on the immigration detention system. Expert presenters look at the unique vulnerabilities of immigrant detainees, and the obstacles they face to getting help.