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close this bookHandbook on Justice for Victims (UNODCCP, 1999, 132 p.)
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View the documentForeword
View the documentIntroduction
close this folderChapter I: The impact of victimization
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View the documentA. The physical and financial impact of victimization
View the documentB. Psychological injury and social cost
View the documentC. Secondary victimization from the criminal justice system and society
close this folderChapter II: Victim assistance programmes
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View the documentA. Starting a victim assistance programme
View the documentB. Types of services to be provided
View the documentC. Crisis response, counselling and advocacy
View the documentD. Victim participation in the justice process
View the documentE. Victim involvement in mediation and restorative justice
View the documentF. Victim compensation and restitution
View the documentG. Public education and sensitization techniques
View the documentH. Victim assistance through crime prevention
View the documentI. Care for the victim assistance professional
close this folderChapter III: The role and responsibility of front-line professionals and others to victims
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View the documentA. Police and victim assistance
View the documentB. Prosecutors and victim assistance
View the documentC. The role of the judiciary in justice for victims
View the documentD. Prisons and alternative sanctions
View the documentE. Schools, universities and institutes
View the documentF. Health-care professionals
View the documentG. Media professionals
View the documentH. Mental health providers
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View the documentJ. Landlords and housing entities
View the documentK. Employers
View the documentL. Embassies, consulates and foreign missions
View the documentM. Protocols for staff victimization
close this folderChapter IV: Advocacy, policy-making and law reform: the role of civil society
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View the documentA. Raising awareness
View the documentB. Policy development
View the documentC. Legislation
View the documentD. Funding and financial recovery
close this folderChapter V: Working together at the international level
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View the documentA. Regional and subregional strategies
View the documentB. International cooperation to reduce victimization and assist victims
View the documentC. The role of the United Nations, in particular the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme
View the documentD. The role of non-governmental organizations
View the documentE. Reducing victimization: towards a concerted approach
View the documentAnnex I: Programme parameters
View the documentAnnex II: Suggested resources
View the documentAnnex III: Key United Nations documents on victims of crime and abuse of power
View the documentAnnex IV: Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Powera
View the documentAnnex V: Contributors to the Handbook
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