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Addressing the Harsh Reality of Rape in Prison

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Addressing the Harsh Reality of Rape in Prison

Addressing the Harsh Reality of Rape in Prison

Addressing the Harsh Reality of Rape in Prison

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The group Human Rights Watch estimates that 22 percent of male inmates in the Unites States have been raped at least once during their incarceration.

We continue our month-long look at the criminal justice system with a focus on the sexual health of prisoners.

For insight, Farai Chideya talks with former prison inmate, Keith DeBlasio, and Lovisa Stannow, Executive Director of the advocacy group Stop Prisoner Rape.

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