Female prison inmates have a special place to raise their kids

The president will be inaugurating today a special section of the El Buen Pastor women’s prison for inmates who are caring for their children.

The section is called Casa Cuna or cradle house and consists of 38 living spaces for mothers who are inmates and are
accompanied by children 3 years old and under, said Casa Presidencial. Most of the woman in the Desamparados prison are there for drug offenses.

Today is the International Women’s Day, and the prison is the first stop on the list of activities for President Laura Chinchilla Miranda.

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