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January 2004

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

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"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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January 2004

Sex Offender Recidivism: A Simple Question

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This study examines sexual recidivism, as expressed by new charges or convictions for sexual offenses, using the data from 10 follow-up studies of adult male sexual offenders (combined sample of 4,724). Results indicated that most sexual offenders do not re-offend sexually, that first-time sexual offenders are significantly less likely to sexually re-offend than those with previous sexual convictions, and that offenders over the age of 50 are less likely to re-offend than younger offenders.
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June 2003

Policy Recommendations Regarding LGBT People in California Prisons

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This list of recommendations for helping to keep LGBTQ prisoners safe while incarcerated are specific to the California prison system, however many of these suggestions could be universally adapted to ensure safer incarceration.
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December 2002

Women's Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration

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Violence perpetrated against women and girls increases their risk of arrest and incarceration; this paper examines the intersections of violence that are forcing abused girls and women into the criminal justice system not as victims, but as offenders.
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January 2002

The Effects of Prison Sentences and Intermediate Sanctions on Recidivism: General Effects and Individual Differences

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This examination of nearly half a million criminal offenders concludes that prisons and intermediate sanctions should not be used on their own with the expectation that they will reduce criminal behavior.
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May 2001

Recidivism of Sex Offenders

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This resource summarizes research on the re-offense rates of sex offenders and explores issues in defining recidivism. It focuses primarily on adult male offenders, describing factors and conditions that appear to be associated with reduced sexual offending.
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January 2001

No Escape: Male Rape in U.S. Prisons

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This report discusses the context of male rape in prison and the roles of consent, coercion, manipulation, threat of violence, violence and sexual slavery.
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January 2000

Offender Risk Assessment

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While there are many different methods of risk assessment, they tend to fall into two broad categories: clinical and actuarial (Milner & Campbell, 1995; Grubin, 1999). Clinical prediction requires the observation of an offender by a psychiatrists or a psychologist; clinicians assess risk based on their professional training, theoretical knowledge and experience with offenders.
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Reproductive Justice In Action

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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

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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.
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Stop Law Enforcement Violence Toolkit

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This toolkit is intended to help integrate gender analysis into conversations about state violence and the prison industrial complex, uncover the impacts of state violence on women of color and trans people of color, and challenge society’s primary reliance on law enforcement agents for protection from domestic, sexual, homophobic, and transphobic violence.
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Immigration Issues

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This fact sheet provides basic information for transgender immigrants in the U.S. regarding some of the most common problems, including violence and the threat of being detained or deported.