One in Five

Launch of the ONE in FIVE Campaign in Saint Petersburg

20.04.2012 - The ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence against children was succesfully launched at the Russian State Herzen Pedagogical University in Saint Petersburg by the Deputy Secretary General, Mrs Maud de Boer-Buquicchio and Mrs Svetlana Orlova, Vice President of the Russian Federation Council and President of the National Committee of Support for Motherhood and Childhood.

This was the first regional event in the context of the Russian Campaign which was officially launched on 29 March in the Council of the Federation in Moscow. Mrs Orlova announced that the Russian Federation would sign the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse later this year.

Link to the speech