Situations of Women inmates with their children assessed & preschool facility for children residing with their mothers in Hawassa correction Centre inaugurated

On September 30, 2017, Initiative for Improving Standards of Prison (IISP) organized a validation session of an assessment conducted on the situations of women incarcerated with their children in four zonal correction centers of SNNPR and a handover event of a preschool facility constructed and furnished in the compounds of Hawassa correction center. IISP undertook these activities with the small grant received from the European Union Civil Society Fund II Programme in Ethiopia in February 2017. During the validation session 37 participants (12 women) drawn from the regional commissions for administration of Prisons and Human Rights, from administration of target correction centers and representatives of civil society have took part. Click here for more