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Apr 29, 2020 Publications Prison Reform

Jail Mail: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – WINTER SESSION 2019 AND BUDGET SESSION 2020

This issue of Jail Mail provides a brief overview of the questions on prisons and prisoners raised by the Members of Parliament in the Winter Session of 2019 (which started on 18th November 2019 and ended on 13th December 2019) and the Budget Session of 2020&n

Apr 08, 2020 Publications Prison Reform

Jail Mail: COVID-19 and Prisons in the Commonwealth ‘Ensuring an Effective Response’

Through this issue of Jail Mail, CHRI shares a note – COVID-19 and Prisons in the Commonwealth: ‘Ensuring an Effective Response’ addressed to the executive, judiciary, legal service providers and human rights institutions, on precautions to be taken inside prisons and measures to b

Mar 13, 2020 Publications Prison Reform

Jail Mail: International Women’s Day 8th March 2020: ‘Securing rights of women prisoners’

On International Women's Day 2020, CHRI reiterates the need for collective engagements to secure the rights of women prisoners. To achieve it, CHRI has published a user's guide – Standards Behind Bars: Securing Rights of Women Prisoners.

Jan 15, 2020 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: Ten Things You Should Know About Indian Prisons - An Analysis of NCRB’s Prison Statistics India 2018

Since 2015, CHRI analyses NCRB’s annual report - Prison Statistics India to come up with trends, major findings and a comparative commentary on certain indicators to present the status of prisons and prisoners in India.

Nov 13, 2019 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: LEGAL SERVICES DAY 2019- LOOKING BACK AT AN EVENTFUL YEAR

This year we celebrated the 25th Legal Services Day on 9th November 2019. Over the last 25 years, NALSA has taken a number of steps to extend the coverage and ambit of legal services.

Nov 04, 2019 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: Ten Things You Should Know About Indian Prisons- An Analysis of Prison Statistics India 2017

The National Crimes Records Bureau (NCRB) released its annual publication on prisons in India for the year 2017, on 21st October, 2019.

Sep 05, 2019 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – MONSOON SESSION 2019

The Monsoon Session was held from 17 July 2019 to 7 August 2019 with 37 sittings in the Lok Sabha and 35 in the Rajya Sabha.

Jul 18, 2019 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: NELSON MANDELA DAY Ten Things You Must Know About Indian Prisons

On the 101st birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela CHRI’s shares its analysis of the prison statistics on 10 key aspects.

Apr 04, 2019 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: MAPPING DATA ON INDIAN PRISONS 2019

Taking forward CHRI’s mandate and objective to make prisons more transparent, open them up to accountability, and encourage the sharing of prison data in the public domain, CHRI shares its 'Indian Prison Data Map'.

Mar 05, 2019 Publications Prison Reform

JAIL MAIL: PRISONS AND PARLIAMENT – BUDGET SESSION 2019

The Interim Budget Session of the Parliament was held from 31 January 2019 to 13 February 2019 with 10 sittings.