Inside Mali’s only women’s prison: Where inmates and their children wait for justice

Inside Mali’s only women’s prison: Where inmates and their children wait for justice

Hairdressing classes, sewing workshops and a crèche… the Bolle detention centre, Mali's only prison for women, is a far cry the crowded and squalid male prisons in a poverty and conflict-hit region. But the problems of an under-resourced justice system are felt even here, with two-thirds of the prisoners still awaiting trial.

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