This book gives background to establishment of prisons and where these forty-six prisons are located. It explains graphically hard real life daily experiences in Zimbabwean prisons. It explains daily experiences, the overcrowded inmate rooms, lack of toiletries, inadequate poor diet, dysfunctional ablution facilities and their resort to bucket system, lack of clothing and bedding for both convicted prisoners and those in remand. Furthermore, it deals with how correctional services prisoners relate on daily basis, and who decides parole issues, how inmates are selected for courses, run by prison services. It discusses how good behaviour and discipline assist in 'promotion.' The book also explains what prisoners do and learn in the course of their imprisonment, how many visitors are they allowed and the frequency of receiving visitors. The book also shows how poorly funded prisons are suffering and failing to provide basic necessities to the prisoners according to national and international conventions. Prisoners are taught life skills during their stay in prison.