Source: (2007) UNICEF Thailand. Originally published in the Bangkok Post .

Wit’s case was diverted to the Family and Community Group Conferencing (FCGC), a “child-friendly” government programme that deals with children who have committed minor crimes. In addition to diverting children away from the formal system, it seeks to restore social harmony between the victim and child offender as well as within the community at large. (excerpt)

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