More laws are not the answer: the case for restorative justice to address sexual assault

More laws are not the answer: the case for restorative justice to address sexual assault

The Guardian

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With conviction rates of just 2%, it is clear the justice system is failing victims. Could survivor-led actions be part of the solution?

When the New South Wales police commissioner, Mick Fuller, raised the idea of using an app to record ­consent before sex, Arlia Fleming’s first thought was that it was an “absurd” idea.

Her second thought was that it clearly demonstrated “not a lot of deep thinking goes on about these issues”.

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