|Timorese women and children experience high levels of violence|
The president made the comments during a speech marking the commemoration day of human rights at the Parliamentary Chamber in Dili last Friday (10/12).
Horta affirmed that the degree of political violence in the country is now decreasing, while violence against children is staying high.
Horta explained that such a situation appeared because there are organsied groups involving young girls in prostitution and domestic violence in a family could not be controlled well.
He called on all entities and the country's state bodies to seek a solution to this issue, as it has impacted on the morality of the state.