European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings

New publication

Questions and Answers about Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Document number
1132
Date
2001
Title
Questions and Answers about Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
Author/publisher
ECPAT International
Availability
LSI library
Document type(s)
Training Material/Resources,
Keywords
Protection, Victims (of trafficking), Trafficked persons, Sex tourism, Pornography, Sexual exploitation, Palermo protocol; Child trafficking; Best Interests Principle, Child Victims of Trafficking, Separated Migrant Children, Unaccompanied minors, Family reunification, Guardian, Family Tracing, Age Assessment, Freedom from Detention, Interim Care, Health, Education, Training, Integration, Adoption, Return, Remaining in a Host Country/Country of Asylum, Child protection systems, Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Reflection period, Residency permit, Identification, Social assistance, Victim protection, Advocacy, Civil society, NGO, Human Rights approach,
Summary
Information booklet defining commercial sexual exploitation of children, namely, child prostitution, child sex tourism, early marriage, child pornography and trafficking in children. Provides facts about the number of child victims, vulnerable circumstances, the impact on children and the perpetrators of sexual exploitation. Also provides examples of how various actors can act against the problem, including educators, police officers, journalists, business community, travel agents, internet industry and the general public.
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