Girls and Gangs

    • The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Girls Initiative developed a policy and practices to promote positive outcomes for girls at risk of entering or in the juvenile justice system.
    • Please watch the following video explaining this initiative: How Can We Improve Outcomes for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System?

How Can We Improve Outcomes for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System?

Over the past two decades, the number of young women entering the juvenile justice system has steadily increased…

Girls and Gangs
  • Research has shown that female juvenile delinquency has been rising. Speculate on why you believe these rates have been rising. Support your opinions with at least one quality reference no older than the past year.
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Preview YouTube video How Can We Improve Outcomes for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System?