Correctional Institution for Women

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The Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) is one of seven major facilities handled by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor), an agency under the Department of Justice. Located in Muntinlupa City, CIW is one of the main stations for female offenders in the Philippines. It is the smallest but the most overcrowded correctional institution in the country, its 500 inmate-capacity reaching 951 (90% congestion rate) in 2001.

Other Facilities

The other 6 facilities under BuCor are the following:

  1. The New Bilibid Prison in Mandaluyong City;
  2. Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan;
  3. Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm in Occidental Mindoro;
  4. San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm in Zamboanga City;
  5. Leyte Regional Prison in Abuyog, Leyte; and
  6. Davao Prison and Penal Farm in Panabo, Davao




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