Khalaf Al Ahmar Rd, Kuwait

Central Prison Complex - Women's Prison

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: General Department of Residence Affairs (Formerly Directorate General of Immigration and Passports)

Management: Directorate General of Prisons (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women

Deaths at facility Conditions complaints? Capacity
Yes
YES

2015

No Data
Kuwait

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2017)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2020)

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FACILITY NAMES
Central Prison Complex - Women's Prison
Location

Country: Kuwait

City & Region: Khalaf Al Ahmar Rd, Kuwait, Middle East

Latitude, Longitude: 29.278576, 47.860089

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2018

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2015
Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2015
Management

Name Directorate General of Prisons

Type Governmental

2015
Custodial Authorities

Agency General Department of Residence Affairs (Formerly Directorate General of Immigration and Passports)

Ministry Ministry of Interior

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult women

2020

Name Adult women

2017

Name Adult women

2015

Name Accompanied minors

2015
Categories of detainees

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2020

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2018

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2018

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2015

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2015

SIZE & POPULATION

Reports of Detainee Overpopulation at Facility

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2017

Reported Overpopulation Yes

2015

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

Reports of Deaths

Reported deaths? Yes

2013
Reports of Suicide Attempts

Suicides Reported Yes

2013

CONDITIONS RATINGS

Overall Inspection Score

Deficient (“Deficient” or “At Risk”)

2015
Inadequate conditions

2015

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2015

STAFF

SEGREGATION

Legal Segregation

Yes

2015

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

Monitors & Civil Society Access

Yes

National non-governmental groups

2017

Yes

National ombudsman or human rights institution

2017

Yes

International Committee of the Red Cross

2017

Yes

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

2017
Family Access

Yes

2017
Consular Access

Yes

2018

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