A bill of rights for victims in 2013 must learn from the strengths, weaknesses and gaps of pioneering legislation and programs across the world. It must identify who will take specific actions to ensure services, reparation and justice for victims of crime as well as effective pre-crime prevention. It must be supported by funding and scientific evaluations of progress.
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