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


  • JDI Press Release February 24, 2016

    Strengthening PREA

    JDI is back on Capitol Hill! Read about our work with Congress to strengthen the Prison Rape Elimination Act.

  • 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.