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Rights of Women & Girls: Nairobi Declaration

RJI  would like to bring to your attention the following declaration regarding the rights of women and girls in response to violence and sexual violence against them.  https://www.fidh.org/IMG/pdf/NAIROBI_DECLARATIONeng.

Restorative Justice Could Help Victims of Institutional Abuse: Australia

The following report was published by Dr. Jane Bolitho and Karen Freeman of the University of New South Wales in response to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Restorative Justice in Northern Ireland

RJI shares this article written by David Orr providing his comments and overview of restorative justice in Northern Ireland particularly with the youth population.

Restorative Justice: Regional Forum on Youth Crime & Violence in Guyana

As is true around the world interest in restorative justice grows as justice systems grapple with crime and seek better ways to respond to it. From Caricom Today, RJI shares this news from a youth forum in Georgetown, Guyana.

Offender & Victim Speak in Support of Restorative Justice: UK

RJI shares the following excellent video called “The Woolf Within.” It tells the story of Peter Woolf, the offender, and Will Riley, his victim. We thank Peter Woolf and Will Riley for the use of this video and credit Level Films (levelfilms.co.

United Nations: Declaration of Basic Principles of Restorative Justice

Sometimes it is good to go back to the basics. RJI shares the following link to provide you with just one resolution which came from the United Nations on the use of restorative justice.

Manitoba, Canada Invests in Restorative Justice: for Victims and Communities

RJI shares the following new release from Manitoba, Canada regarding their plans to invest in restorative justice.

UK’s Ministry of Justice: Hearing the Stories of Victims

  RJI applauds the UK’s Ministry of Justice as it continues to expand the use of restorative justice in the UK.

Rwanda: International Criminal Tribunal Closes

RJI re-prints this article with Dan Van Ness of Prison Fellowship International regarding his restorative justice work in Rwanda as the International Criminal Tribunal of Rwanda closes.

Teaching tolerance and restorative justice

RJI is happy to share this link highlighting the work of Amy Bintliff, an educator and restorative justice practitioner. We are glad to work with Amy and call her an affiliate member of RJI.