Female inmates in the Gharchak Prison in Varamin are deprived of basic facilities and are under the constant harassment of prison guards. Many of the ordinary prisoners say that they are being sexually abused in prison. The prison’s hygienic conditions are horrible.
The prison’s potable water comes from a well and a lot of chlorine is used in it, which makes it unusable. The prisoners have no choice but to drink the water, which infects them with various diseases. The prison lacks adequate hygienic facilities and the prisoners suffer from various diseases. Also, most of the female prisoners suffer mal-nutrition.