Restorative Justice Service Review released

The Restorative Justice Service Review, which was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice, has now been released. The report includes information on what is working and ten recommendations on what can be improved within Restorative Justice services. Project Restore is proud to receive a positive mention on page 16 of the report.

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Dr. Shirley Jülich made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit

A huge congratulations to Project Restore’s founder and trustee Dr. Shirley Jülich for being made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to restorative justice and survivors of sexual harm. The Project Restore team are extremely proud and excited for Shirley to be receiving this recognition for her work in the field of sexual harm, which she has been dedicated for over 30 years. You can read more about Shirley and her Order of Merit here

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One woman’s years-long struggle for recognition of the harm ‘revenge porn’ caused her

A woman who suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, after a former partner shared a sex video on one of the world’s largest pornography sites, is entitled to help from the Accident Compensation Corporation, a court has ruled.

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Sexual assaults going unreported as victims fear they will be blamed

There is another path to justice for victims. Project Restore is New Zealand’s national provider of restorative justice for harmful sexual behaviour and sexual violence. Facilitator Fiona Landon says we need to address how ineffective the justice system is at meeting the needs of victims of sexual violence.

Of every 100 sexual assaults in Aotearoa, just 10 are reported to police and of those, only one will result in a conviction. Project Restore gives an alternative path for survivors to find justice. Full article available at NewsHub.


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