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.
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.
A publication of The Koons Family Institute on International Law & Policy, an initiative of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC). This edition expands the review from 187 Interpol member countries to include to 196 countries.
The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) and its International Resource Centre (IRC), created in collaboration with Interpol, has developed the model legislation with regards to child pornography and conducted research into the child-pornography legislation currently in place in the 187 Interpol Member Countries to gain a better understanding of existing legislation to gauge where issue stands on national political agendas.
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.