As part of this cultural activity the English Project saw a welcome opportunity to explore one of the most interesting varieties of English; that spoken (to some extent) by perhaps 300M people in India and its surrounding countries.
A population which dwarfs that of the UK and rivals the number of English speakers in the US.
Female prisoners wanted someone to write to them and the idea grew quickly to hundreds of thousands of incarcerated women nation wide.
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The Stanford prison experiment (SPE) was an attempt to investigate the psychological effects of perceived power, focusing on the struggle between prisoners and prison guards.
IE is a rich and fascinating variety of English with a history dating back over 200yrs during which English and many native Indian languages closely coexisted and modified one another.
Today IE is one of the most widely spoken and characterful varieties of English with distinct sounds, grammar, vocabulary and culture.
In November 2016 the UK government announced that 2017 would be 'UK-India Year of Culture' and unveiled a number of cultural activities and exchanges to celebrate the 70th anniversary of India's independence.
Bureau of Justice, in 2009 more than 2.3 million people were incarcerated and 90% will be released one day.
Recidivism is greatly reduced when an ex-offender has support from family or friends, to return to after incarceration.