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


  • JDI Programs October 27, 2020

    JDI Office Hours

    At our monthly office hours session, JDI will be fielding questions on providing victim services for prisoners, which has become more challenging during the pandemic.

  • JDI Action Update October 15, 2020

    The New Action Update Is Out!

    In this edition of our newsletter, we welcome our new Executive Director, Linda McFarlane. The newsletter also contains updates on our program work — including a new initiative to lift up strong wardens — and a tribute to our former Chair, David Kaiser.

  • Medium October 13, 2020

    Greetings from JDI’s New Executive Director, Linda McFarlane

    In a Medium post, Linda McFarlane discusses her years of experience fighting for prisoner rape survivors — and her vision for JDI’s future.

  • Just Detention International October 13, 2020

    Celebrating the Movement to End Prisoner Rape

    This year marks JDI’s 40th anniversary! To celebrate, we highlighted a different milestone every day for 40 days — one for every year since our founding.

  • Just Detention International October 6, 2020

    Our Broken System of Immigration Detention

    Time and time again, our government has failed to protect people detained in immigration facilities. If the government cannot keep them safe, it must release them.