It's Always Possible: One Woman's Transformation of Tihar Prison

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Himalayan Institute Press, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 295 pages
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An account of the reformation and rehabilitation of Tihar Prison, one of the largest prisons in Asia. With a foreword by the Dalai Lama and input from the prisoners themselves, this book illustrates Dr. Bedi's efforts to fundamentally change an entire prison system of criminality to one of humanity--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

The Realities of Tihar Jail
11
Medical Disservice
24
LifeTerm J a ilors 3 7
41
Security or Insecurity 5 8
58
Women in Tihar
73
A Class Apart
90
On the Rounds
105
Internal Management
124
The Community Gets Involved
151
The Community Within
165
An Eternal Journey
180
Tackling Drug Addiction
207
Reforming Medical Service
224
Child Care and Womens Education
241
Life After Tihar
277
Indias New Prison Act 294
294

The Media Makes a Difference
138

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About the author (2006)

Dr. Kiran Bedi, Ph.D. was the first woman to join the Indian Police Service in 1972. She holds a law degree, has a doctorate in the field of drug abuse and domestic violence, and is the author of various books and films.

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