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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