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


  • Just Detention International November 17, 2020

    Sign up for a new JDI webinar!

    Being locked up can be a traumatizing experience — especially for survivors of sexual abuse. In "Understanding the Trauma of Incarceration," JDI looks at how incarceration itself can trigger extreme distress due to the loss of bodily autonomy and the isolation from loved ones.

  • 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.