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Giving victims a voice - restorative justice

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We have launched a public information video to help raise awareness of Restorative Justice and what’s involved in the process.

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Giving victims a voice - restorative justice

Restorative Justice brings those harmed by crime or conflict, and those responsible for the harm, into communication. It enables everyone affected by a particular incident to play a part in repairing the harm and finding a positive way forward.

The case for Restorative Justice is a strong one - research shows it is associated with high levels of victim satisfaction and can also help reduce reoffending.

Giving victims a voice - restorative justice

We have also announced that £29 million is being made available to help deliver Restorative Justice for victims over the coming three years. Read the press release

Our ‘Giving victims a voice’ booklet which includes three Restorative Justice case studies.

Learn more about Restorative Justice

Published 19 November 2013