Category: Prison Abuse (return to main resources page)
Dedicated to stopping violence against women in Prison. Includes a "Women in Prison Fact Sheet."
Article references documentation of prison abuse in US prisons.
Thirty-five years after Attica, America's abuse of prisoners remains shameful. David A. Love is a lawyer and writer based in Philadelphia that outlines the abuse of prisoners, which is a human rights violation, a constitutional violation and a threat to us all.
Case histories, reports, video links, etc. on this important prison issue.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization.
The Safer Society Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit agency, is a national research, advocacy, and referral center on the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse. Founded in 1964 as the Prison Research Education Action Project (P.R.E.A.P.) by Fay Honey Knopp, P.R.E.A.P. evolved into the Safer Society Program in 1985, and became the Safer Society Foundation, Inc. in 1995. The Safer Society Foundation, Inc. provides a variety of services related to the prevention and treatment of sexual abuse.
National human rights organization, seeks to end sexual violence against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention. Inmates who have been sexually assaulted while incarcerated should contact S.P.R. in writing for a guide on legal, medical and psychological aids.