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The Rio de Janeiro Pact to prevent and stop sexual exploitation of children and adolescents

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

Description

The outcome document from the 3rd World Congress against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, from 25 to 28 November 2008.

Summary

The participants at the World Congress III against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, representing governments, inter-governmental and non-governmental organisations, human rights institutions, ombudspersons, the private sector, law enforcement and legal community, religious leaders, parliamentarians, researchers and academics, civil society and children and adolescents, have gathered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (25-28 November 2008) to review developments and action taken in follow-up to the Stockholm Declaration and Agenda for Action 1996 and the Yokohama Global Commitment 2001, to identify lessons learned and key challenges, and to commit ourselves to the implementation of goals and targets of a Plan of Action to prevent, prohibit and stop sexual exploitation of children and adolescents and provide the necessary support to children who have fallen victim to it.

Information

Added on
28 Nov 2008
Origin
United Nations
Keywords
sexual exploitation of children, child abuse
Rights
UN