Category: Prison Abuse (return to main resources page)
Dedicated to stopping violence against women in Prison. Includes a "Women in Prison Fact Sheet."
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.
Lets any survivor of sexual assault or incest speak out and know that they will be heard. Not only will they be heard, but also their openness will help raise funds and awareness to help others and hopefully work for change to lower the statistics on these devastating crimes. Ink Blots represents both male and female survivors, we are sensitive to the fact that an alarming percentage of men in prison had been molested as children or sexually assaulted during their incarceration and we are here for you too.
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 Among its programs, RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. Innovative partnerships allow RAINN to reach millions of Americans each month with important information about sexual assault prevention, recovery and prosecution. In addition, RAINN uses its extensive entertainment industry and community-based relationships to put critical information into the hands of young women and men at concerts, on campus and in communities. RAINN also publicizes the hotline's free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
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.