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Pakistan: Poor Conditions Rife in Women’s Prisons

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Click to expand Image A woman prisoner teaches fellow inmates and their children at a central jail in Mardan, Pakistan, November 8, 2018. © 2018 Saba Rehman/AP Photo (New York) – Pakistan’s Human Rights Ministry has issued a report finding that women in prison face poor conditions and receive inadequate medical care, Human Rights Watch said today. The government should immediately carry out the ministry’s recommendations to ensure adequate care and end mistreatment in women’s prisons. The report, “Plight of Women in Pakistan’s Prisons,” submitted to Prime Minister Imran Khan on August…

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