Latin America

Latin American use of restorative justice developed in response to needs including justice reforms to counteract increasing rates of crime and violence while increasing citizen confidence in justice systems, national reconciliation efforts after years of civil war, and the search for a "culture of peace" to replace cycles of violence and conflict.

The RJ Library has information on restorative justice developments throughout Latin America, including in these countries:

Argentina

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Ecuador

El Salvador

Guatemala

Mexico

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

Uruguay