Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: Girls’ Story #msfoundationforwomen #sexualabusetoprisonpipeline

The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls’ Story focuses on how the experience of sexual abuse creates pathways for girls into the juvenile justice system – pathways that often lack the proper services and resources to address the issues that girls face.

Dedicated to the girls
The Nature of This Flower Is to Bloom
Rebellious. Living.
Against the Elemental Crush.
A Song of Color
Blooming
For Deserving Eyes.
Blooming Gloriously
For its Self.
— Alice Walker

Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline Cover

Girls’ Paths of Sexual Abuse into the Juvenile Justice System
The Proportion of Girls — Especially Girls of Color — in the
Juvenile Justice System is Increasing.
Girls in the Juvenile Justice System are Disproportionately
Victims of Sexual Violence.
Girls’ Behavioral Reaction to Sexual Abuse and Trauma is
Criminalized, Reinforcing the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline.
The Juvenile Justice System Typically Fails to Address, and
Often Exacerbates, Trauma that Caused Girls to Be There.
Dismantling the Pipeline: Policy Recommendations to
Reduce Traumatized Girls’ Arrest and Incarceration
Lived Experience of the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline:
Victims of Sex Trafficking Jailed as Offenders.
Dismantling the Pipeline: Policy Recommendations to
Keep Victims of Sex Trafficking Out of Juvenile Justice
Lived Experience of the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline:
Detention of Girls Who are Status Offenders.
Dismantling the Pipeline: Policy Recommendations to
Decrease the Disproportionate Effect of Status Offense
Enforcement on Girls
In Focus: Dual-System Youth and the Sexual Abuse

http://forwomen.org/%5Cfiles/documents%5CSexual%20Abuse%20to%20Prison%20Pipeline%20The%20Girls%20Story%202015.pdf

 

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