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Sexual Abuse in Detention is a Public Health Issue

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This 2 page fact sheet talks about prisoner rape victims being highly vulnerable to contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
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LGBTQ Detainees Chief Targets for Sexual Abuse in Detention

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This short fact sheet talks about how sexual abuse of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) inmates constitutes one of the most rampant and ignored human rights violations in the U.S. today.
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Mental Health Consequences of Sexual Violence in Detention

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This 2 page fact sheet that talks about the devastating consequences of sexual violence in detention and the extreme challenges that survivors must face.
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February 2009

A Call for Change: Protecting the Rights of LGBTQ Detainees

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This article explores the danger of sexual violence experienced by LGBTQ prisoners. Reporting on the inmate survey mandated by the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA), this article includes recommendations on raising awareness, ensuring safety, training staff, and responding to reports of sexual violence.
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Truths About Sexual Abuse in U.S. Detention Facilities

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This 2 page fact sheet talks about sexual violence in detention and how the general public knows so little about the reality of sexual abuse behind bars.
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January 2009

Sexual Abuse in U.S. Immigration Detention

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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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The Basics About Sexual Abuse in U.S. Detention

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This 2 page fact sheet that talks about sexual abuse in prisons and jails across the U.S.
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January 2009

Hope for Healing: Information for Survivors of Sexual Assault in Detention

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This publication is written for men and women who have survived sexual assault in prisons, jails, or other forms of detention. It offers general information about sexual abuse as well as information about the healing process.
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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.