Is it time to shut the only women's prison in Israel?
Ninety percent of the inmates at Neve Tirza were sexually abused as children and there is a recidivism rate of 70 percent. Haaretz visits the jail to see if rehabilitation is possible there.
Only last year, at age 30, did D. begin to understand the pieces that make up the puzzle of her life. She was recently discharged from the Neve Tirza prison and is presently living in a rehabilitative hostel for former female prisoners. There is nothing she would like more than to be photographed, with her name in the caption, stand before you and point to the guilty parties: her parents and her brother, who live...
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