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Restorative Justice in Bougainville

Howley, Patrick
June 4, 2015

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. 215-254.

Howley describes the work of the Peace Foundation Melanesia. The organization has developed training courses to enable local communities to respond to conflicts. In the People Skills course, people are challenged to look toward their own culture, customs, and attitudes. The goal is to see a change in attitude especially toward traditionally powerless groups (women, youth and children).


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