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Restorative justice will work in the Philippines: DOJ chief
from the article in CBCP News:
Efforts to push for restorative justice in the country got a boost with a top government official saying it would work in the country.
Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said she believes the strategy can play an important role in crime reduction.
Monetary relief for rape victims soon
A week after the Union Cabinet gave its nod to a gender empowering legislation that will protect women from sexual harassment at the workplace, another landmark scheme — to provide financial aid to rape victims — could soon be a reality. Decks have been cleared to provide rape victims or their legal heirs with financial aid to ensure "restorative justice" in the form of legal and medical assistance, shelter, counselling and other support services.