noplaceforgirls

NIC Releases Report on Girls in Adult Facilities

The National Institute of Corrections, in collaboration with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, has released No Place for Youth: Girls in the Adult Justice System – Gender-Responsive Strategies for Justice-Involved Women and Girls. This report focuses on the growing population of girls younger than 18 in adult correctional facilities. The bulletin summarizes current research, incorporates input from practitioners, and offers recommendations for improving conditions and outcomes for girls who are sentenced to adult facilities.

Click here to view and download the report.