Country United States of America
Year 2012
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

On 17 May 2012, the Justice Department released a final rule to prevent, detect and respond to sexual abuse in confinement facilities, in accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA).

To read the rule, please click here. 

Source of Information

Website of the Department of Justice