Prayas Objectives:

  1. To demonstrate the need for social work intervention in the criminal justice system such as police stations, prisons, courts and institutions for women.
  2. To work towards the rehabilitation of persons coming out of or vulnerable to crime, sexual exploitation or destitution.
  3. To improve access to the legal rights of persons processed by the criminal justice system and to promote the use of the correctional laws to aid rehabilitation of vulnerable groups.
  4. To identify issues relevant to rehabilitation and attempt to address them at policy level.
  5. To increase awareness in government and society about issues related to rehabilitation of persons affected by crime, sexual exploitation or destitution.
  6. To generate knowledge in the field of social work, criminology and corrections through the analysis of field experience.