- Words: 1424
- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 60614335
In the United States alone, sexual attacks in prison are considered rape when penetration occurs. It is estimated that inmates are approached with unwanted sexual advances over 80,000 times per day (Anderson, 2001). Other more shocking statistics are (Anderson, 2001):
There is an estimated 300,000++ instances of prison rape a year.
Among this, 196,000 are estimated to happen to men in prison while 123,000 are estimated to happen to men in