, Mumbai campus
M.A. (TISS)M.Phil. (JNU)Ph.D. (JNU)
After graduating in Psychology from University of Delhi, she pursued her M.A. in Social Work TISS. She completed her Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Community Health with a focus on Violence from Jawaharlal Nehru University.Joined the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) as faculty with the erstwhile Department of Criminology and Correctional Administration in 1996.
With about two decades of experience in social work and criminal justice system her work spans areas of violence, human rights ,policing, crime and development, criminal justice policy, social work in criminal justice system, trafficking, child rights, child protection and juvenile justice.
Dr. Sinha has been a visiting faculty at Gothenburg University, Sweden (2011).
Invited as a council Member, State Coaching Council, with Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI)
Advisory Board of Smt. Kantaben Shah Research Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies, of Maniben Nanavati Women's College
Sinha, Ruchi & Basu, Pekham. (2020). A slum and a desert: Structural violence perspective on the survival of families experiencing poverty in ed. Prasad, Juvva & Nayyar “ The Contemporary Indian Family, Imprint Routledge India, pp Pages 21, eBook ISBN 9781003057796
Boga D., Sinha R. (2019),Representation of Refugees, Migrants and Immigrants in the Global South in Crime and Criminal Law Perspectives on Global Migration (Eds. S. P. Sahni and P. Bhadra), pages 37-51, Har-Anand Publications, Delhi.ISBN 978-93-88409-47-6.
Brahmachary S., Sinha R. (2019),Migrants or Immigrants: A Nuanced Perspective from the State of Assam in Crime and Criminal Law Perspectives on Global Migration (Eds. S. P. Sahni and P. Bhadra),pages 101-113, Har-Anand Publications, Delhi.ISBN 978-93-88409-47-6.
Content Writer/Author (CW) for Modules:
Research In process
AWAITING STRIDE COMPONENT 3
Prevention of Sale and Sexual Exploitation of Children: Strenthening Justice Mechanisms in MAHARASHTRA
National Research Study on Human Trafficking in India
Study of child labour in cobble stone in Bundi--Bhilwara district of Rajasthan, Supported by- Terres de Homme, India
Evaluation of Mine Labour Protection Campaign for Misereor
Evaluation of C4C program of Magic Bus India
Research Study on Multi sectoral Development Plan for Mumbra: Maharashtra State Minorities Commission
Scoping Study of the Homeless in M-East Ward, Mumbai TISS Nov. M-Ward Project TISS, Nov. 1, 2011- 2012
Handbook for Prison Officers: Towards Reintegration and Inclusive Governance ‘A Handbook on Government Schemes and Programmes for Prison Officers’ Institute of Correctional Administration, Chandigarh, and Research Council, TISS, 2011
Census and Survey of Street Children in Mumbai,, Action Aid- India, Sept. 1, 2012-March 31, 2013
ruchi@tiss (dot) edu
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