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Council of Europe Committee of Ministers Recommendation Rec(2001) 16 to Member States on the protection of children against sexual exploitation

Category
Publication
Type
Legal document
Subject
Trafficking in human beings & migration-related crime

Description

Recommendation adopted by the Committee of Ministers at its 771th meeting.

Summary

The Council of Europe Committee of Ministers recommends that governments of member states ensure that effective measures are taken to protect children against sexual exploitation, and review their legislation and practice in the light of the principles contained in the recommendation.

The recommendation addresses issues such as the need for better public awareness, education and information on sexual exploitation of children, the necessary criminal law measures to be adopted, and the necessity of improving victim support, international cooperation and research on the problem.

Information

Added on
31 Oct 2001
Origin
Council of Europe
Keywords
sexual exploitation of children, trafficking for sexual exploitation, children
Rights
Council of Europe