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  • 9/29/2015 5:00:00 AM
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Are girls getting justice in the juvenile justice system? The answer is a resounding“No!” according to a powerful new report that spotlights facts behind the urgent need for system-level reform of gender injustice.

Girls now make up a larger share of the juvenile justice population at every stage of the process. The newly released report focuses on these girls and the often traumatic pathways that lead to their system involvement.The report includes a comprehensive roadmap for states to reform juvenile justice for girls and get them the support they so desperately need.

 

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