“It’s an announcement made in the wind”, reacted on Sunday August 2 on franceinfo Me Marie Grimaud, lawyer of the association “Innocence in danger”, after the announcement by the Secretary of State for Children and Families, Adrien Taquet, in the Journal du dimanche, the creation of an independent commission on sexual violence against children next fall. For Me Marie Grimaud, “We have had committees for years, the last dating back to 2018, there have been a lot of law committee reports from the Senate, CNRS expert opinions were published in 2017, statistical studies were published in May 2020 on sexual violence against children “.
And yet, according to the lawyer of the association “Innocence in danger”, “in years, nothing has changed” and “the commissions make it possible to look away from all the dysfunctions” that may exist. “We must stop making commissions, we must stop talking about this in small groups and act on the ground”, she claimed.
Professionals “who have not been trained”
Me Marie Grimaud regretted that “in the field, children still experience the same difficulty”. She explained that “sexual violence (…)