Analysts, advocates discuss proposed efforts to eliminate prison rape

    Despite recommendations to assist in elimination, prison rape affects almost 600 people a year. Today on Radio Times, host Marty Moss-Coane will talk with analysts and experts about what the federal government is doing now to make a difference.

    Brenda V. Smith is a member of the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, professor at Washington College of Law and Principal Investigator for the National Institute of Corrections Project on Addressing Prison Rape. Melissa Rothstein is the senior program director for Just Detention International, a national advocacy group dedicated to ending prison rape. And Kimberly Yates is a a successful Kentucky businesswoman who survived sexual assault in a federal prison in Philadelphia in 2003.

    Join the discussion today at 10 a.m. on 91 FM.

     

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