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Key reports

Issues > Sexual exploitation > Child sex tourism > Key reports

Child sex tourism – the hidden danger of a free, fast-growing Web
Yeoh Siew Hoon, webintravel, 8 Jun 2010

Child sex tourism – what you can do about it
Yeoh Siew Hoon, Asian Correspondent, 8 Jun 2010
Interview with Giorgi Berardi, Project Officer for Combating CST, ECPAT International.

Private sector Roles and Responsibilities to End Sexual Exploitation of Children (Child and youth version)
ECPAT, Dec 2009

Child sex tourism – the role of the travel industry
ECPAT, 26 Aug 2009

Private Sector Accountability in Combating the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
Mark E. Hecht, on behalf of ECPAT International as a contribution to the World Congress III against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, 25 Nov 2008

Sexual exploitation of children and adolescents in tourism
ECPAT, Nov 2008
   Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism (child and youth version)
   ECPAT, Nov 2009
   Protecting children from sexual exploitation in tourism: An ECPAT Training resource kit
   ECPAT, 2008

CSR and the Role of the Private Sector in the Sexual Exploitation of Children
Adrian Henriques. Paper prepared for Third World Congress Against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, Brazil, Nov 2008

Sex tourism and child exploitation targeted by international experts at Innocenti Conference
Guy Degen, UNICEF, 25 Apr 2008

Stolen Innocence: Inside the Shady World of Child Sex Tourism
Brittany Bacon, ABC News, 17 Jul 2007

The Incidence of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism (executive summary publicly available)
Christine Beddoe, Michael Hall, Chris Ryan, commissioned by the World Tourism Organization, 2001

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11 May 2011

The Incidence of Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism: Executive Summary

Author: Christine Beddoe, Prof. C. Michel Hall & Prof. Chris Ryan, World Tourism Organisation

The sexual exploitation of children in tourism is a problem with concerns all countries worldwide, tourism-receiving and tourism-sending countries alike…The objectives of this report…are to identify and assess the magnitude of the practice of “child...

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8 June 2010

Child sex tourism – the hidden danger of a free, fast-growing Web

Author: Yeoh Siew Hoon, webintravel

A new study, released by the Bangkok-based ECPAT International…highlighting “The use of information and communication technologies in connection with cases of child sex tourism in East and Southeast Asia”, points out…how the travel industry can help...

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8 June 2010

Child sex tourism – what you can do about it

Author: Yeoh Siew Hoon, Asian Correspondent

Giorgio Berardi...Programme Officer for Combating CST, ECPAT International, and lead researcher of the ECPAT study on “The use of information and communication technologies in connection with cases of child sex tourism in East and Southeast Asia”,...

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1 December 2009

[PDF] Private Sector Roles and Responsibilities to End Sexual Exploitation of Children: Child and Youth Version

Author: ECPAT

This paper provides a summary of the topics covered in the thematic paper on child sexual exploitation, Private Sector Accountability in Combating the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, written by Mark Erik Hecht. This document was written to...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Sexual Exploitation of Children in Tourism: Child and Youth Version

Author: ECPAT

Child-sex tourism is the commercial sexual exploitation of children by people who travel from one location to another and take part in sexual acts with children and young people. Often they travel from a richer country to one that is less developed,...

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26 August 2009

Child sex tourism - the role of the travel industry

Author: CSR Asia

Child sex offenders use facilities and services offered by the travel industry…and as such the tourism industry is well-placed to play a vital role in protecting children. Interactions of the tourism sector with the child sex trade can be defined in...

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25 November 2008

[PDF] Private Sector Accountability in Combating the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Author: Mark E. Hecht, on behalf of ECPAT International as a contribution to the World Congress III against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents

The private sector is involved in commercial sexual exploitation of children...At minimum, four sub-sectors within the realm of private enterprise have habitually been associated with CSEC...This report will examine each of the sub-sectors of the...

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1 November 2008

[PDF] Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Tourism

Author: Muireann O'Brian, Milena Grillo & Helia Barbosa, ECPAT

Efforts to combat the sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism have been ongoing for almost 30 years…However, demand for children and young people as sexual partners remains…Forms of travel have changed and the means to exploit have...

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31 October 2008

CSR and the role of the private sector in the sexual exploitation of children

Author: Professor Adrian Henriques

This paper has been prepared for UNICEF as a background briefing paper for the Third World Congress against the Sexual Exploitation of Children [SEC] and Adolescents…The purpose of this paper is to describe the potential of CSR to address SEC, based...

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25 April 2008

Sex tourism and child exploitation targeted by international experts at Innocenti conference

Author: Guy Degen, UNICEF

[C]ombating child sex tourism, and corporate social responsibility – were key discussion points at the expert consultation on child sexual exploitation and trafficking hosted by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre…Examples of codes of conduct...

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