One in Five

Interview with Keith Whitmore, President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

09.02.2012 - Mr Whitmore introduces the key strategic action of the Congress in tackling sexual violence against children, explaining the important role that regional and local authorities play in this area. He describes what types of difficulties local and regional authorities encounter in making headway in their work to combat sexual violence against children. He points out: “We need to see coordination between social services departments, between health authorities to make sure that there is a partnership approach and the youngsters benefit from that”.

Watch the video interview here