Promote a multi-stakeholder approach by promoting dialogue and co-operation

  • encourage authorities to use a holistic, integrated approach based on a multi-agency strategy, including prevention, planning, preparation, coordination, communication and halting further illegal activity of perpetrators, and involving all relevant local actors including childrenís social care services, health services, education sector, police, judicial authorities, voluntary organisations, etc;

  • promote exchanges between local education and child protection officials, decision-makers, the media and parents on best practices, preventive measures, ethical and practical guidelines for reporting sexual violence by child protection authorities, the role of health and social service professionals in preventing and reporting sexual violence, etc (a so called network approach).