Gender Justice- Understanding and Supporting Girls and Young Women in the Youth Legal System

Every day, young girls enter a juvenile justice system that was not designed with their needs in mind. Unfortunately, the number of programs and interventions designed to respond to their unique circumstances and needs has lagged behind. This 90 minute webinar, facilitated by Francine Sherman, Clinical Professor Emerita at Boston College Law School, highlights the unique experiences and pathways for girls in the youth legal system and identifies strategies to meet their needs.