Semantics or Substance? TOwards a shared understanding of terminology referring to the sexual abuse -10 January 2011

Millions of children around the world are sexually exploited and abused. Children from poor countries as well as rich, boys as well as girls, face the threat of sexual abuse or exploitation. No region or country is immune. An estimated 2 million children globally are exploited in the commercial sex trade; more than a million children are trafficked for all purposes each year. Children who are trafficked are extremely vulnerable to sexual abuse and exploitation. ese figures speak to a massive failure of protection for children.

  • category: Child Protection
  • publisher: ECPAT International
  • author: Subgroup Against the Sexual Exploitation of Children, NGO Group for the Convention on the RIghts of
  • format: Book
  • page_count: 112
  • copy_count: 2
  • is_online: Yes