How Should Prisons and Jails Prepare for COVID-19?

Prison and jail leadership must strike a balance between maintaining order and safety while providing the best possible care to and upholding the basic human rights of incarcerated people.

How Can We Uphold Human Rights and Dignity in Prison?

There are no quick fixes, but research and data can support accountability and chart a path forward.

How We Should Talk about Racial Disparities

By naming what creates and maintains racial disparities, we can challenge harmful narratives.

Why Selecting Contraception Should Be More Like Shopping for Furniture

Negative clinical experiences may lead women to avoid accessing health care or be skeptical of providers’ recommendations.

Confidence and Empowerment Are Key to Safe Sex

An innovative sex education program may be changing teens’ beliefs about healthy relationships.

Lessons from One Year of Operating the Center for Victim Research

The Center for Victim Research helps professionals share information and improve responses to crime victims.

Three Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Uber’s Collecting and Reporting Sexual Assault Data

Uber released their first US Safety Report, which includes a focus on sexual assault occurring on their platform.

How Tackling “Polyvictimization” in Queens Helped Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Service providers are addressing the unique needs of clients who've experienced multiple types of victimization.

Five Insights on Researching Violence against Women after 25 Years of VAWA

Twenty-five years ago, Congress nearly unanimously passed the Violence Against Women Act.

How Can the First Step Act’s Risk Assessment Tool Lead to Early Release from Federal Prison?

The First Step Act offers people behind bars the opportunity to earn credits toward early release from federal institutions.