This research project was conducted in the women’s jail 6, Tihar Complex, as a planned intervention for a need-based program for skill development. A fashion education program was identified and implemented over a period of six months with certain basic modules in Indian wear. India has 141 central prisons with capacity of 200,000 inmates. Major reasons for committing crime include illiteracy, lack of appropriate skills to earn a livelihood, deprived backgrounds, physical and sexual abuse, and alcohol and drug dependence. Therefore, an initiative was undertaken to establish a Fashion and Textiles Training Centre in women’s central Jail 6 in Tihar, Asia’s biggest prison complex, in February 2017. The program was
Gupta, B., & Grioli, A. (2020). Resurgence of Hope through Fashion Education in Prisons of India. https://oaks.kent.edu/node/10443
Gupta, Bela, and Antonio Grioli. 2020. “Resurgence of Hope through Fashion Education in Prisons of India”. https://oaks.kent.edu/node/10443.
Gupta, B., and A. Grioli. Resurgence of Hope through Fashion Education in Prisons of India. June 2020, https://oaks.kent.edu/node/10443.