Influencing positive systemic change in youth's legal issues in the juvenile justice, education and child welfare systems within Indiana.
PREA supports the elimination, reduction, and prevention of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within corrections systems. PREA: establishes a zero-tolerance standards for the incidence of sexual abuse in confinement settings in the United States; Makes the prevention of sexual abuse priority in each correctional system; Develop's and implements national standards for the detection, prevention, reduction, and punishment of prison rape; Increases the accountability of corrections officials who fail to detect, prevent, reduce, and punish prison rate; Requires the collection of statistical data regarding the prevalence of sexual abuse in facilities; and Provided periodic funding of grants for state correctional systems to address factors that contribute to the incidence of sexual abuse.
Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
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