EVENT: Risks and Rewards of Restorative Justice: Striking the Right Balance for Women
Tuesday 28th January, 6.45pm for 7pm. Houses of Commons, Committee Room 6 Please allow at least 20 minutes to go through security.
With: Dan Jarvis MP, Shadow Justice Minister; Restorative Justice Council; Ellie Cumbo, Fabian Women’s Network, and formerly of Victim Support and the End Violence Against Women Coalition. Birgit Larsson, Restorative Justice Expert at the University of East Anglia. Chaired by Charlotte Proudman, Barrister at 1 Mitre Court Buildings.
The event will examine how women who are victims and/or perpetrators of crime currently experience justice when engaging in restorative justice; whether restorative justice has application in domestic violence situations; and how victim-offender mediation can be implemented throughout the UK while ensuring victim’s safety.