The mission of Sylvester House Enterprise is to serve women making their reentry from the criminal justice system and those who are survivors of sexual violence and their immediate familieslearn more
After a traumatic event, it is typical to have feelings of anxiety, stress or fear making it difficult to adjust or cope for some time afterwards
Many women bring past trauma into prison setting, where they often experience similar violence, abuse and trauma as they experienced on the outside
Between 1980-2017 the number of incarcerated women increased by 750 percent%
On average there 463,634 victims (age 12 and older) of rape and sexual assault each year in the United Stares alone.