The Concept and Practice of Open Prison System in India

Did you know that the open prison in Sanganer, Rajasthan is the largest in the world? And it works! Recidivism rates are low, and the monthly costs of maintaining these prisons are 7 times cheaper than the closed prisons in India. In today’s episode, we are joined by Smita Chakraborty, Founder of PAAR (Prison Aid Action Research), an organisation focused on prison reforms & open prison advocacy. We discuss the concept of open prisons, its public policy implications and how it helps us rethink questions of law, justice & punishment.

ಸಾರ್ವಜನಿಕ ಸುರಕ್ಷತೆ ಹೇಗೆ? Building Safe Spaces for All.

Activist & advocate for women’s rights Priya Varadarajan talks to host Ganesh Chakravarthi about how to create safe spaces and cities for everyone. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/Igdb3SlCw54ZxEsj’ width=’100%’ height=’600′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] ಸುರಕ್ಷೆ ಸ್ಥಳಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ನಗರಗಳನ್ನು ಸೃಷ್ಟಿಸುವ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮಹಿಳಾ ಹಕ್ಕುಗಳ ಪರ ಹೋರಾಟಗಾರ್ತಿ ಪ್ರಿಯಾ ವರದರಾಜನ್ ರವರು ಗಣೇಶ್ ಜೊತೆ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾರೆ. ತಲೆ-ಹರಟೆಯ 96 ಕಂತಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರ ಸುರಕ್ಷತೆಯನ್ನು ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕವಾಗಿ ಸಾಧಿಸುವ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಚರ್ಚಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. …