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National Institute of Corrections Releases Report on Girls in Adult Correctional Facilities

August 25, 2016

The National Institute of Corrections, in collaboration with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, has released “No Place for Youth: Girls in the Adult Justice System—Gender-Responsive Strategies for Justice-Involved Women and Girls.” 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.


View and download the report.

Learn more about OJJDP's research and programs related to girls at risk.

Read OJJDP’s Girls and the Juvenile Justice System Policy Guidance.

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