In March 2010, Italy will open the World's first jail for Hermaphrodite Prisoners:
The social questions of how to accommodate transgendered people have tended to focus on locker rooms, schools, and pubic restrooms. In Italy, another facet of the debate has already been resolved with the planned opening of the world’s first jail for transgendered prisoners.
The facility is due to open in March in the Italian town of Empoli, which is located near Florence, reported Independent Online in a Jan. 28 article. The facility, set to house 30 transgendered inmates, will be situated in an olive tree grove, and will include a rec room, a library, greenhouses, a vineyard, and other amenities. The facility was formerly used to house female prisoners.