Tunisia: EU committed to protecting children against sexual exploitation and abuse

December 21, 2018
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The Council of Europe together with the Tunisian Ministry of Women, Family Affairs, Children and the Elderly, and the Association Ado+, organised a workshop on the drafting of a child-friendly Tunisian version of the principles comprised in the Council of Europe Convention on Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (Lanzarote Convention) on 17-19 December 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia. This activity was held in the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme “Ensuring Sustainable Democratic Governance and Human Rights in the Southern Mediterranean (South Programme III)”.

The aim was to raise-awareness amongst children and to involve them in the decision-making process regarding topics concerning them through their pro-active participation during the event. Around 70 children of different age groups (early childhood, childhood and adolescence) and regions participated in the art workshops and drafting activities.


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