Girls' Summit on the Status of Females in the Juvenile Justice System

The next Girls' Summit will is scheduled to take place Fall of 20102 and bi-annually thereafter; however, the Iowa Task Force for Young Women will continue to report annually on data trends.

New! 2010 Data Report: Status of Females in the Juvenile Justice System


The inaugural Girls' Summit was held October 12, 2007. Participants discussed information provided and made recommendations about steps to be taken to address this issue.

The Executive Summary gives an overview of preliminary data as well as policy implications; the full report is also available.

A 2nd Summit was held on October 29, 2008.

  • Iowa Data, Iowa Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning

The following are links to presentations from the 2007 Summit:

The following are links to other information/data provided to participants during the Summit:

Past reports can be found on the Task Force Publications page.

Questions: contact Kathy Nesteby, email:

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