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Where can I learn more about prison rape?
Information on prison rape and sexual violence can be found in the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) publication, Prison Rape: A Critical Review of the Literature, Executive Summary and on the Prison Rape Elimination Act (Sexual Violence in Correctional Facilities) section of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) Web site. The following NIJ-sponsored resources also provide information about rape and sexual violence in correctional facilities: Addressing Sexual Violence in Prisons: A National Snapshot of Approaches and Highlights of Innovative Strategies, Final Report and The Culture of Prison Sexual Violence. Additional information on this topic is available on the National Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Resource Center Web site.

Last Updated: May 16, 2013

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