Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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The Impact of Legal Aid Cuts on Refugee and Asylum-seeking Women

Plans to cut legal aid for solicitors’ services will further undermine the current difficulties in accessing legal aid for the refugee and asylum seeking community. These complications in accessing legal services have been highlighted by IARS’ current user-led research, and have been carried out by refugee and asylum-seeking women who use their own experiences to build this research.


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Mind the Gap: Quality without Equality in Transforming Rehabilitation

IARS is pleased to announce the publication of "Mind the Gap: Quality without Equality in Transforming Rehabilitation" a peer reviewed paper in the Special Edition of the British Journal of Community Justice. The paper presents findings from IARS' recent research and evaluation of the services provided by the London Probation Trust, making evidence-based recommendations for the Government's Transforming Rehabilitation programme.


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IARS PRESS RELEASE: Happy International Human Rights Day: 65 years later and still lessons are to be learned

Policy makers, academics, researchers and representatives of community sector organisations came together on the 6th of December at IARS Annual Conference, entitled “Listening to Community Evidence: Gender, Race and Restorative Justice”.


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STOP PRESS: New funding to break the circle of domestic violence through restorative justice

We are pleased to announce the receipt of a new grant from the European Union to carry out the  two year project Restorative justice in cases of domestic violence: Best practice examples between increasing mutual understanding and awareness of specific protection needs”.


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The government must listen to the users of services it aims to reform

New research on 3 crucial policy areas, race & the criminal justice system, gender & abuse, and restorative justice & rehabilitation, will be launched and debated at IARS much anticipated Annual Conference 2013.


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IARS PRESS RELEASE: International Restorative Justice Week 2013:Something to celebrate in the UK?

IARS is celebrating International Restorative Justice Week 2013  (17th to 24th November) under the theme “Inspiring Innovation” and it is aiming to raise awareness on restorative justice across UK, Europe and internationally.


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NEW IARS PROJECTS MANAGER

My name is Nick Faraday and I joined IARS on 30th September as the Projects Manager.   IARS has many exciting and ground breaking projects that I am really excited to be a part of and to see explode and develop in multiple directions.


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PRESS RELEASE: New IARS Board members announced

On the 30th of September 2013 General Meeting, IARS members unanimously elected five new Non-Executive Directors for the charity. Having being in operation for 10 years, this election signals an important step in IARS' future.