Civil society and individuals
International and national non-governmental organisations (INGOs/NGOs) promoting children’s rights are vital to the campaign because they maintain close ties with parents and children. Furthermore, it is civil society that is in the best position to make sure that children are heard, protected and respected in the community.
The Council of Europe will collaborate with NGOs, INGOs and civil society networks in sharing information, policy and legal advice, good practice in child protection, and tools for the eradication of sexual violence against children.
NGOs are encouraged to promote knowledge sharing on all issues related to children’s rights, sexual violence against children and child protection by:
Civil society organisations and groups are also encouraged to:
Read more about global, national and regional initiatives and campaigns to stop sexual violence against children