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Ombudswoman meets restorative justice expert

Ghada Hameed Habib, Ombudswoman and Chairperson of the Prisoners and Detainees Rights Commission (PDRC), met international expert, Paula Jack.

The Ombudswoman commended the ongoing positive cooperation with Paula Jack in holding training workshops from which the inspectors of the Office of the Ombudsman and PDRC have benefited, regarding issues related to the standards of inspecting children’s care centres and homes.

She also discussed with the international expert the role that the PDRC can play in the field of restorative justice for children, in cooperation with the relevant ministries and entities, to achieve the goals of Law (4) of 2021 promulgating the Restorative Justice Law for Children and their Protection from Maltreatment.

The two sides also discussed ways to develop care centres that deliver services to children covered by the Restorative Justice Law to achieve the forecast goals.