Restorative Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Restorative justice is a method of resolving conflict that aims to address the needs of those harmed while also holding those caused harmed accountable. Although it has a long history, RJ has achieved new levels of popularity and interest lately, especially as an alternative or supplement to existing systems of criminal justice. But how could restorative justice practices apply to healing the harm caused by sexual violence? This toolkit takes a deep dive into the history and principles of restorative justice, what it might look like for survivors and perpetrators of sexual violence, and how to put it into practice.