Just Detention International is a health and human rights organization that seeks to end sexual abuse in all forms of detention.
New Day Films April 26, 2023
"Taking Off the Mask" Is Now Streaming
"Taking Off the Mask," JDI-SA’s documentary about Isak Sass and his story of survival and healing following years of sexual abuse in prison, is available for streaming at New Day Films' website.
JDI Action Update April 6, 2023
Read JDI's latest Action Update newsletter!
Read on to learn about our exciting new partnership to advance racial equity, as well as other programs to promote healing and dignity for incarcerated people.
USA Today April 1, 2023
Juvenile detention staff who sexually victimized children face few legal sanctions, study says
JDI Executive Director Linda McFarlane comments on the widespread failure to hold sexually abusive staff accountable, in this article for USA Today.
JDI Press Release March 31, 2023
Federal Report Spotlights Lack of Accountability in Youth Detention
Most youth detention facility staff who sexually abuse children in their care avoid criminal sanctions, according to a report released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics
New York Daily News March 14, 2023
Move to ban paper mail on Rikers is wrong
In an op-ed for the New York Daily News, JDI Executive Director Linda McFarlane spells out why the mail is vital for incarcerated people and their families — and calls on the city’s Board of Corrections to protect it.