Global Consortium on Juvenile Delinquency and Prevention

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate interdisciplinary and international research on juvenile delinquency and prevention; bring awareness to the diverse life challenges facing youth across multiple countries; serve as an information clearing house; offer training and prevention strategies to practitioners, families, scholars, and policy makers; improve the education and treatment of youth in their communities across the globe.

Incarcerated Girls With Disabilities: A Multinational Perspective

The number of incarcerated girls is increasing, but the study of the factors leading girls to engage in delinquency is an area of research which has been neglected. This multinational special issue focuses on incarcerated girls noting that many of them have a history of trauma and abuse, many suffer from anxiety and depression, and few are identified or treated for their mental health needs.

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