No Place for Youth: Girls in the Adult Justice System

This report focuses on the growing population of girls younger than 18 in adult correctional facilities. The bulletin summarizes current research, incorporates input from practitioners, and offers recommendations for improving conditions and outcomes for girls who are sentenced to adult facilities.

Population of focus: Girls younger than 18 in adult correctional facilities

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Date: 2016

Organization: The National Institute of Corrections in collaboration with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency