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Restorative Justice: Key concepts and frequently asked questions

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Restorative justice is an approach of addressing harm or the risk of harm through engaging all those affected in coming to a common understanding and agreement on how the harm or wrongdoing can be repaired and justice achieved.

This document presents key concepts and answers frequently asked questions related to restorative justice. It was prepared within "i-RESTORE: Protecting Child Victims through Restorative Justice" project, implemented under the lead of Terre des hommes (Tdh) Regional Office in Hungary in partnership with the European Forum of Restorative Justice, Restorative Justice Netherlands, Tdh Romania, Tdh Albania, and Tdh Hellas. 

The project promotes the use of restorative justice processes in cases involving child victims of crimes, by strengthening the capacities of justice professionals and facilitating children's participation.