Zim Female Prisons A Ticking HIV Time bomb

…a single glove is inserted into more than 10 women’s privates to search for hidden objects …HIV in female prisons is more of a hygiene issue than it is sexual …Drug adherence a challenge due to stigma in prisons IT’S already been two years since Nkazana (not real name) left Chikurubi remand prison but gory memories and gustily images of her horrific experiences behind bars are still as clear and vivid as daylight. By Michael Gwarisa  Apart from the poor nutrition, living standards and social welfare issues inmates experience daily…

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Female Inmates Go For Months Without Tissues

HealthTimes Reporter  FEMALE inmates at Chikurubi maximum prison have gone for several months without toilet paper amid revelations that the correctional institution is reeling under massive financial constraints. Briefing a tour by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Woman Affairs, Gender and Community Development today (21/03/17), Superintendent Mary Chikarakara Misihairabwi confirmed the development said the prison was going through some turbulent times. “As for sanitary pads, we currently don’t have a problem in that area, they were donated by some donors but we don’t have tissues (sic) and we are having…

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