Just Detention International is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.


  • JDI Campaign April 4, 2016

    Surviving solitary

    For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, JDI shared testimony from prisoner rape survivors about their time in solitary.

  • JDI Press Release January 28, 2016

    New report shows a lack of accountability in our juvenile justice system

    According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, barely half of known staff perpetrators of sexual abuse in youth detention face any legal consequences. Even worse, some abusive staff are allowed to stay on the job.

  • JDI Press Release January 26, 2016

    President Obama announces solitary reform

    JDI applauds the President's executive action to curb the use of solitary confinement, a practice that has devastating consequences for prisoner rape survivors.

  • The Marshall Project December 28, 2015

    Culture shift in Miami-Dade

    The Marshall Project ran a feature on how, with help from JDI, Miami-Dade County's PREA program became a nationwide model.

  • The Associated Press December 12, 2015

    Idaho finally commits to the PREA standards

    Idaho reverses course, joining the vast majority of states that have either certified full compliance with the standards or issued an assurance that implementation is underway.