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A question of quality: A review of restorative justice part 2 – victims

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Overview

This review assessed the quality of Restorative Justice services, according to the victims’ experience. It found that the reason many victims participated in Restorative Justice was to help the offender and aide their rehabilitation. However, the proportion of victims offered the opportunity to participate in Restorative Justice has fallen significantly, in 2015-16 only 4.2 per cent of all victims of crime were offered the opportunity to meet with their offender.