Emergency service for child victims of sex offences

Photography : Eléonore HENRY DE FRAHAN    

In hospitals, an emergency service is being set up to listen to children who are victims of sex offences. In 1999, the association 'The Child's Voice' opened, in the pediatric unit of a hospital in Béziers, the first medico-legal unit for child victims of sex offences. The idea is to provide a service for the child located directly at the hospital, without the victim having to go to the police station or the gendarmerie, and to have care ( more ...)