The Afghan Prison Project

Inspired by the overwhelming response from women in prisons in Herat, Kabul, and Jalalabad, Bond Street Theatre are creating a program specifically for Afghan women's prisons and juvenile centers.  

Simorgh Theatre actresses perform in Herat Women’s Prison.Most women are incarcerated for "moral" crimes, such as escaping forced marriages or domestic abuse, and are not accepted by their families upon release from prison.  The program uses theatre to help the women and juveniles tell their stories, build self-confidence, learn their rights, and find the courage to re-enter society.

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