Sexual abuse of children: national associations of local and regional authorities to take part in a seminar in Belgrade
Local and regional authorities are on the frontline in the efforts to combat the sexual abuse of children. How can we share and develop practical initiatives at local and regional level to prevent this evil? This is the subject which will be discussed by national associations of local and regional authorities at a seminar to be held on...
The Congress participates in the events organised on the occasion of the European Day on the protection of children against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse that takes place on 18 November with statements from its president, Mrs Gudrun Mosler-Törnström, as well as five members addressing the public in their own language (Dutch, Greek,...
Sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children are still a tragic reality for all our societies. They are serious violations of children’s rights, and can have long lasting and often detrimental consequences on a child’s entire life.
Recent research estimates that in 70 - 85% of cases, the perpetrator is a person known to the...
Cities and regions unanimously recognised as best placed to implement concrete actions against sexual abuse of children
Cities and regions are the best placed authorities to implement concrete actions to protect children against sexual abuse. The work done by all stakeholders in the framework of the Council of Europe ONE in FIVE Campaign must be pursued. This was the unanimous message delivered by the participants to the seminar for national associations of...
A run to raise public awareness of violence against children and promote the Council of Europe’s ONE in FIVE campaign
The National Association of Portuguese Municipalities signs the Congress’s Pact of towns and regions to stop sexual violence against children and encourage its members to do the same
The Municipality of the City of Prague joins the Pact of Towns and Regions to stop sexual violence against children
Congress Thematic Spokesperson on Children promotes the Pact to Stop Sexual Violence against Children in the United Kingdom
Johan van den HOUT: “In the Netherlands, we are working to break taboos on sexual violence against children”
Johan van den HOUT: "Protecting children and young people from negative experiences in sport activities must be our priority"