Mehsana Observation home for boys has both observation home and Place of safety. It was converted from a Children’s Home for children in need of care and protection (CNCP) 2 yrs back. It is a modern two storey infrastructure on the main road. It has about 50 children in conflict with law (CCL) within the […]Read More Visit to Observation home Mehsana, Gujarat
On our quest of understanding the juvenile justice system, we now stepped into Khanpur observation home, literally across the wall of the juvenile justice board. The moment you step in its a completely different experience altogether. Khanpur observation home is a transit point for the accused juvenile. the juvenile is inside the observation home while […]Read More Visit to Khanpur Observation Home
From the various interactions we had with different officials, it was finally time to map out the whole system of juvenile justice system India. Finally, we had sufficient data to map out the whole system according to the power hierarchy. As we started mapping the system of juvenile justice, various stakeholders started to arise, which […]Read More Understanding the system
As we were constantly trying to understand and intervene in the juvenile system to make it better, it was high time to look at the prevention of these crimes. We were trying to trace back to the step that actually leads to a child committing a crime. If we map out the various crimes that […]Read More How the world is going about it!
As a part of our initial research, for the better understanding of Juvenile Justice System ( JJS ), we conducted a series of visits to understand the different elements of the system. It gave a realistic insight in the operation of the system at various levels and what role each one majorly plays. Meeting […]Read More Meeting with various stakeholders
Saint Augustine of Hippo, an early Christian philosopher, once stated, ‘Punishment is justice for the unjust’. Hurt by the infliction of punitive measures on law offenders, he recognized that while punishment my not be the best reaction to law offending, some system to prevent further crimes from occurring must be in place. Our interest in this […]Read More Choosing a topic
Understanding System mapping Before we get introduced to the wickedness of the “systems”, we were divided into small groups to understand mapping of existing “Socio-technical systems”. “Socio-technical systems (STS) refers to the interaction between society’s complex infrastructures and human behaviour. In this sense, society itself, and most of its substructures, are complex socio-technical systems.” Above is […]Read More How it started ?