What the project do

Main actions carried out are

  • A comparative analysis with the review of the state of the knowledge on child institutional abuse and its long term effects, and legal framework concerning terms of crimes’ prescription, measures of protection and compensation of adult survivors and, if any, role of restorative justice, specific measure related to the context of the crime, and so on.
  • On line archive with legislation references and studies references, to be published on SASCA web page.
  • Development of common methodology to carry out surveys with 120 victims, 360 stakeholders and 60 justice operators among different countries.
  • A support pilot program implemented with 180 victims involved.
  • Development of guidelines of best practices for victim’s’ support disseminated trough 1800 USBs, 800 printed copies, SASCA website and seminars.
  • 4 local network with 30 stakeholders, institutions, professionals and victims associations involved for a participatory implementation of the project, to crate synergies and to bring on a support net for victims.
  • Policy recommendations at EU-level for institutional support scheme to be submitted to stakeholders and Europeans institutions to recall the State partners to supervise, to prevent violence in institutions and recognize the trauma on the victims. Recommendations will be presented during an advocacy meeting organized to sensitize stakeholders and representatives of EU institutions on the issue of child abuse in institution.
  • 10 training events with the participation of 60 judicial staff, 50 judges, 50 lawyers, 45 health care professionals, 45 victim support services, 45 social workers.
  • 4 conferences with the participation of 90 social workers, 60 child protection professionals, 80 victim support services, 70 health care professionals, 15 local authorities, 100 educational staff, 15 EU policy makers.
  • 5 articles published in scientific reviews.