One in Five

Campaign launch


The official opening of the Council of Europe campaign to stop sexual violence against children.

When and where?

On 29 and 30 November 2010 in Rome at the Michele di Ripa former detention centre for minors, a symbolically important venue for a children's human rights event.

Who's coming?

The Italian Ministry of Equal Opportunities hosted this highly prominent campaign launch, attended by European members of governments, international organisations, parliamentarians, local authorities, non-governmental organisations and civil society, complemented by committed experts from fields that are crucial to the campaign's success. The launch received widespread media coverage.

The Council of Europe unveiled the material and tools it has produced for the campaign.

Strong political messages were conveyed from the attendees during this two-day event, including the voices of young people, who offered their own perspective on preventing and disclosing child sexual abuse.

The full programme of the event is available here

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