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27 Oct ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Restorative justice: an effective alternative to other justice approaches? Restorative justice is being adopted in various national and cultural contexts as a response to crime. The core idea underpinning this model of justice is that of bringing together victims and perpetrators - as well as, on occasion, their families and members...

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13 Oct ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

The power of music   ♫ ♩♪ Music therapy has become more and more popular over the years. Its emotional and psychological benefits are widely acknowledged: music therapy is used in prisons, shelters for battered women, immigration detention and more. In Birmingham (UK), Ashram Housing Association, a not-for-profit housing association that...

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06 Oct ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Sexual Violence & Intellectual Disability Imagine that you go through a deeply harrowing experience. Imagine that in the immediate aftermath of such experience people start showering you with questions, asking you to tell them the nitty-gritty of what has happened to you. Not once, not twice, but over and over again....

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15 Sep ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Nonconsensual pornography Technology comes both as a blessing and as a curse. A form of crime which is becoming increasingly popular in our digital age is nonconsensual pornography. 'Nonconsensual pornography involves the distribution of sexually graphic images of individuals without their consent. This includes images originally obtained...

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