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Protecting children in out-of-home care from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse

Lanzarote Committee adopts a new Declaration
Nicosia, Cyprus 18 October 2019
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Protecting children in out-of-home care from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse

At its 25th meeting, held in Cyprus on 15-18 October, the Lanzarote Committee adopted a Declaration on protecting children in out-of-home care from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. 

The Committee calls upon the State Parties to the Lanzarote Convention, in particular, to strengthen and support families before resorting to out-of-home care.


Declaration on protecting children in out-of-home care from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse

Press release