The female prison in Herat is the flagship of the structures built by the italian PRT in Herat - Provincial Reconstruction Team - but also a refuge for Afghan women.

Into female prison in Herat there are prisoners who have committed crimes, but also women who have denounced the violent husbands or drug problems and that the law considers criminals. Art facility was renovated in 2009 by the European Union and the Italian Ministry of Defense, who together have invested € 400,000. Here women are protected and are not likely to be killed. One hundred women with children who spend their days at school and weaving carpets.

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