Project information

Restorative Justice and Domestic Violence (RJDV)

The objective of the project is to get insight in the needs of victims of domestic violence concerning restorative justice and find under which conditions restorative justice is possible in cases of domestic violence

February 2014 - February 2016

Charity information: The IARS International Institute

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  • Need

    Need

    Victims to have access to safe and competent restorative justice service in cases of domestic violence.

    Solution

    The project will help to improve the knowledge of practitioners working in the field of RJ and secondly so that victims can benefit to a maximum extent and be in accordance with the new EC Victims’ Directive.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    to get clear picture of the regulation of RJ/mediation and practical approaches concerning DV

    Activities

    » through research

    The level of success will be demonstrated by its usage


    Aim 2

    to get insight in the needs of victims of domestic violence concerning restorative justice

    Activities

    » research

    The level of success will be demonstrated by its usage


    Aim 3

    to get insight in the conditions under which RJ is possible in cases of DV

    Activities

    » research

    The level of success will be demonstrated by its usage


  • Impact

    Impact

    ensuring that criminal justice through the European Directive give a safe protection to the victims of domestic violence.

    Risk

    A research on this theme has not been done before, however there are all experts involved

    Reporting

    through newsletters, blogs

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £60,874

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      Amount Heading Description
      £43,637 staff staff costs
      £10,571 travel travelling costs
      £6,666 consumables consumables and other direct and indirect costs

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    European Commission £48,699 Guaranteed
  • Background

    Location

    the project will be on five different countries

    Beneficiaries

    victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, practitioners

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS) is a well-recognised, international think-tank known for its bottom-up methods of citizen participation, as well as its strong and independent evidence-base approach to social problem solving.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Verwey-Jonker Institute, Dr. Majone Steketee

    the leader

    Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS)

    Partner

    European Public Law Organisation

    Partner

    European Forum For Restorative Justice

    Partner