Christina Simons

Documentary photographer
     
THE GUARDIAN - Babies Behind Bars : the Honduran prison where children live with their mothers
Location: Australia
Nationality: Icelandic / American
Biography: Christina Simons is an award winning international documentary photographer focused on human rights and civil liberties. Her work is driven by the exploration of sub-cultures and marginalised people, leading to exhibitions throughout Australia,... read on
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THE GUARDIAN - Babies Behind Bars : the Honduran prison where children live with their mothers
christina simons
Feb 14, 2018


Babies behind bars: the Honduran prison where children live with their mothers – in pictures
The Penitenciaria Nacional Femenina de Adaptación Social in Tamara holds 700 women. It is the only prison in Honduras where infants can live with their mothers

There is only one prison in Honduras that holds only women. The Penitenciaria Nacional Femenina de Adaptación Social, based in Tamara, 40km from the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, holds 700 female prisoners and is the only facility in the country where infants can live with their mothers. The prison is home to 49 children, and six more babies on the way

Photographs by Christina Simons. Text by Alëx Elliott




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