National Consultation on Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Delhi
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National Consultation on
Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation
The National Consultation on Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in India will be held from 27 - 28 April 2012 in New Delhi. During the Consultation, Report on Global Monitoring on the Status of action against commercial sexual exploitation of Children: India will be launch.
The consultation will be organized by ECPAT International alongwith its affiliates: EQUATIONS, Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO), SANLAAP and STOP Trafficking and Oppression of children and women (STOP).
This consultation marks the completion of fifteen years of the 1st World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) held in 1996 in Stockholm, Sweden. The Stockholm Congress was a landmark event, providing testimony that sexual violations against children exist in all nations, irrespective of cultural differences or geographic locations. It marked the first public recognition by governments of the existence of commercial sexual exploitation of children and resulted in a commitment to a global process and Agenda for Action, which was formally adopted by 122 governments including India, as a guide to the specific measures that must be taken for counteraction.
Launching of Report on Monitoring on India
During the consultation the Report on Global Monitoring on the Status of action against commercial sexual exploitation of Children: India will be launched by Dr. Najat Maalla M'jid, UN Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography on 27th April 2012 and she will also be delivering the key note address.
The India report is part of a series of global monitoring reports by ECPAT Int. for 75 countries across the globe that provide information and analysis on specific country situations and an assessment of the progress made and remaining gaps in protecting children from all forms of sexual exploitation in each country.
This consultation aims to:
1. Exchange experiences and knowledge among different actors on the issue of sexual exploitation of children;
2. Examine the implementation of the legal and policy landscape and identify the lacunae;
3. Examine effectiveness of the existing mechanisms and implementation gaps, and formulate recommendations towards strengthening mechanisms for protection of children from exploitation.
The organizer expected the representative diverse groups: like government, industry, civil society and media in consultation.
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