Source: (2003) Te Ara Whakatika: Newsletter of the court-referred restorative justice project. January/February 2003. Issue 14. Downloaded 10 June 2004.

In an effort to increase community involvement in justice services, New Zealander Annette Pearson has helped to establish multiple justice houses in crime-ridden areas of Colombia. These houses provide basic services and facilities involving the protection of human rights, domestic violence, and mediation services. The main goal of the justice houses is to bring together the state and community in an effort to “work collectively towards peaceful co-existence goals."

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