Female Offenders and South African Correctional Facilities

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part of Corrections in South Africa

According to the Department of Correctional Services 2015/16 report[1], there are 232 active correctional centres in South Africa and 9 of these are restricted to women only, with a further 84 correctional facilities housing primarily men but containing separate areas to accommodate women.

SA among the leading countries in respect of women incarceration ... and improved version of the UN Standard Minimum Rules on the Treatment of Prisoners. For more information please see [2][3]