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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Showcasing Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Showcasing Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

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Restorative justice in cases of sexual harm

Thriving Survivors, Midlothian Council & Community Justice Scotland

Thursday 16 June
Time slot
This event took place about 2 years ago
Carron suite
Wheelchair accessible
Ashley Scotland
Equality, diversity & human rights Law & legal Policy & influencing
Overall aim
  • Raise awareness of the use of Restorative Justice in cases of sexual harm

  • To promote a survivor led Justice System

  • Provide an overview of the National Hub for Restorative Justice


The event aims to raise awareness and inform people about Restorative Justice and its facilitation in cases of sexual harm. Exploring the factors that affect both survivors and people that have caused harm. The speakers will cover a range of areas highlighting academia that underpins practice; the impact on survivor recovery and the core principles of Restorative Justice. Speakers will share both professional and lived experiences of the Restorative Justice process and sexual harm, highlighting aspects that should be considered prior, during and post intervention.

The event will conclude with a question and answer session giving participants the opportunity to engage in discussion with the speakers.

Who was the event aimed at?

Frontline service delivery

Who spoke at this event?
Ashley Scotland, CEO - Thriving Survivors

David Russell, Community Safety & Justice Manager, Midlothian Council

Gemma Fraser, Community Justice Scotland
Brought to you by
Platinum sponsor
Keegan & Pennykid
Gold sponsors
Aspen People
Utility Aid
Social Enterprise Scotland
Volunteer Scotland
Local host partner