Source: (2003) In, Sinclair Dinnen, Anita Jowitt, and Tess Newton Cain, eds., A Kind of Mending: Restorative Justice in the Pacific Islands. Canberra, ACT: Pandanus Books. Pp. 195-213.Ths articles discusses two main issue: 1) the problem of perception and belief in restorative justice and 2) the difficulties encountered by the traditional cultural restorative justice system in accomodating new changes and developments in contemporary Bougainville. The article also uses examples from the women's peace movement.