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. 95-99.

Rita Naviti questions the applicability of restorative processes in male dominated societies. While agreeing that the concepts are good and may provide positive results for her country, Naviti raises concerns that the processes can be used to continue the power inequalities between gender.