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One step among many

August 2, 2009

Even where convictions are obtained, there is dispute over the measures
that should result. Hauling perpetrators to prison or meting out
strokes of the cane may not always be appropriate for the
circumstances, and will never by themselves do away with sexual
violence. Restorative justice measures such as victim-offender
mediation and mandatory behavioural therapy for offenders may often be
more constructive than purely punitive responses.

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