prison rape

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prison rape

Rape that occurs when the victim is assaulted by another prisoner or by a prison employee.
See also: rape
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PRISONER RAPE, STORIES FROM INSIDE: PRISONER RAPE AND THE WAR ON DRUGS 9
In 2009 Holder essentially rejected standards recommended by a bipartisan commission that spent years studying the problem of prisoner rape, claiming that the recommendations--which included limits on cross-gender supervision and the loosening of deadlines for survivors to file formal grievances-would have been too expensive.
They are recognizing that prisoner rape is preventable, and that it's their job to stop it.
Distinguishing it from other participants, the state is responsible for the organizations--prisons and other detention facilities comprising corrections-implicated in the problem of prisoner rape.
6, 2010) by Guest Columnist Lovisa Stannow Headline: "After Three Decades, the Fight to End Prisoner Rape Continues"
Just Detention International (Stop Prisoner Rape, 2007a, 2007b) published survivor testimonies.
He's now president of the human rights group Stop Prisoner Rape and a consultant to the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission.
Teaming with Stop Prisoner Rape, an organization originally founded by male prison rape survivors, (155) but led by a woman, Lara Stemple, (156) Human Rights Watch pushed for the enactment of another piece of legislation, the Prison Rape Reduction Act of 2002.
Insiders say prisoner rape is rife among drug dealers in the jail, where murderers, rapists and paedophiles have CD players and colour TVs in their cells.
6) Sadly, Stephen Donaldson was unable to witness the fruits of his heroism because, on July 18, 1996, at the age of forty-nine, he passed away from infections complicated by AIDS after he contracted HIV through prisoner rape.
They said the law would stifle Internet discussions of such topics as gay life, AIDS, contraception and prisoner rape.
The plaintiffs in the ACLU action included a number of organizations like Planned Parenthood and Stop Prisoner Rape whose serious Internet content arguably fell within the act's broad "indecency" and "patently offensive" categories.