SEXUAL ABUSE AT JUVENILE CENTERS
A new government study found that 13 juvenile detention facilities around the country hadhigh rates of sexual abuse and victimization, with nearly one of every three detainees reportingvictimization. The Justice Department study found that nationwide, about 12 percent of youthsin state-run, privately run, or local detention facilities reported some type of sexualvictimization. Six sites had reported victimization rates of 30 percent or higher.
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