-Implementation of a program to inform the state's 1,810 female prisoners about their rights.
-Requiring all male prison employees who may be alone with a female prisoner to notify a supervisor.
-Providing two 15-minute periods a day at the women's prison in Tucson when prisoners can dress or shower with only female guards present.
-Requiring male prison employees to announce themselves when entering an area where female prisoners might be dressing.
-Strengthening standards for investigations into sexual misconduct claims.
-Creating a new staff position for a female programs administrator, who will handle complaints of inappropriate conduct between employees and prisoners.
-A prison expert selected by the Justice Dept. and the ADOC will monitor and inspect state women's prisons twice within a six-month period. If the monitor finds that the ADOC is adequately protecting the rights of female prisoners, the Justice Dept. will drop its suit.
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