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


  • JDI Press Release January 31, 2023

    New Federal Report Reveals Culture of Impunity in Prisons and Jails

    Corrections staff who commit sexual abuse rarely face legal consequences, according to a study released today by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

  • Anti-Racism Daily November 29, 2022

    Supporting Incarcerated Survivors of Sexual Abuse

    The Anti-Racism Daily newsletter highlighted JDI's work to ensure the safety of incarcerated people, and ways that people can get involved in our movement.

  • JDI Press Release September 28, 2022

    Senators Unveil Historic Bill to Help Prisoner Rape Survivors

    Today Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the Sexual Abuse Services in Detention Act (SASIDA), a transformative piece of legislation to bring emotional support services to incarcerated survivors of sexual abuse.

  • Just Detention International June 30, 2022

    Healing Behind Bars

    Incarcerated people deserve a chance to heal. In our new video, you can hear from three women who participated in our healing and leadership programs while they were in prison.

  • JDI Press Release May 16, 2022

    Justice Department to Hold Hearings on Sexual Abuse in Youth Detention

    In its first convening since 2014, the government’s Review Panel on Prison Rape will scrutinize juvenile detention facilities that are failing — and succeeding — to ensure the safety of the kids in their custody.