This brochure intends to make a distinction between freedom of expression and hate speech, both from a terminology and a legal point of view, as well as to differentiate them from other related concepts, such as defamation and insult.
The Convention prescribes procedures for combating international traffic for the purpose of prostitution, including extradition of offenders. It also prohibits the running of brothels and renting accommodation for prostitution purposes.
Optional Protocol supplements the Convention by providing States with detailed requirements to end the sexual exploitation and abuse of children. It also protects children from being sold for non-sexual purposes—such as other forms of forced labour, illegal adoption and organ donation.