Only one prison for women has been opened in the Republic of Bulgaria. It is located in Sliven. The following types of establishments function at the prison – a closed prison hostel, two open type hostels and a correctional home for underage girls. The prison also houses accused women with a measure of restraint “detention in custody”. Sliven open-type prison hostel was built on the territory of the prison, and Ramanusha open-type prison hostel – 10 km east of the city.