What We Do
Monitoring of children in prison through jail visits and collection of information of pre-sentence and sentenced children in the Punjab.
Publishing of reports on the situation of children in prison and issues of concern in the criminal justice process.
Training of prison staff, probation officers, police and magistrates on international standards of juvenile justice.
Policy and law reform recommendations and advocacy campaigns based on issues identified from information on children in prisons, legal defense of children in conflict with the law and interviews with child prisoners and their families.
Legal aid to children in prison.
Education for children in Prison (ECIP): This is an initiative taken by the CRU to research and design a more dynamic education and awareness program for children in prison, especially suited to the needs of under trial children. This is a knowledge-based program that imparts social awareness and human rights values to children.