Strengthening protection of female prisoners' human rights in Moldova

  • Published on: 17/08/2012
  • We were standing in the play area set aside for the children of women inmates of Penitentiary #7 in Rusca, Moldova. The women's wing at this prison has just undergone a major face-lift, with furniture and electrical appliances supplied by the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA. The open play area outside is a bonus not often seen in prisons in this eastern European country.