The series based on a book written by Margaret Atwood. In the near future human fertility rates collapse of births is rapidly dropping, which is caused by environmental pollution and sexually transmitted diseases. The dystopian future, the totalitarian and Christian-fundamental government of "Gilead" plays a important role in the formation of the United States after a civil war. Society is organized by power-hungry leaders along the new, militarized, hierarchical regime of fanaticism and the newly created social classes in which women are On the other hand, the law does not prohibit working, possessing property, dealing with money or reading.The uncertainty prevailing all over the world has led to the abduction of a few remaining fertile women in Gilead called "Handmaids". According to the extremist interpretation of the biblical relationship. Women are assigned to the homes of the ruling elite, where they must submit to ritualized rape with their male masters, to become pregnant and to bear children for these men and their wives.