ECPAT-USA Published Reports

ECPAT-USA Published Reports
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Alternative Report An NGO Response To The Periodic Report Of The United States of America To The UN Committee On The Rights Of The Child Concerning The Optional Protocol To The Convention On The Rights Of The Child On The Sale Of Children, Child Prostitution And Child Pornography ECPAT-USA 2016
This report, organized by ECPAT-USA but with contributions from a number of other NGOs, is a response to the US government's report to the Committee about its implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography.
Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
The global Interagency Working Group released the “Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse”. The Guidelines, to be known as the “Luxembourg Guidelines”, are an important step in strengthening collaboration to address sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children.
Global Report - Offenders on the Move
The Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism is the most thorough, up-to-date and authoritative look at the issue of sexual exploitation of children in many years. It was conceived as a report describing how and why children are vulnerable to traveling sex offenders, but its in-depth analysis goes beyond looking at travel and tourism links and provides a description of the environmental, community, personal, political, social and cultural considerations that make children vulnerable to exploitation. It shows how the ills of society like crime, poverty and corruption impact families and communities, and how those problems link directly to making children vulnerable to sexual exploitation.
Global Study on Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism: Regional Report North America 2016
This report provides an updated picture of the environment in which SECTT persists in the US and proposes a set of recommendations to improve government, nongovernment and private sector responses to prevent and combat this crime. As such, it will assist in the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals related to children’s right to live free from sexual exploitation.
Steps to Safety: A Guide to Drafting Safe Harbor Legislation to Protect Sex-Trafficked Children
This report presents a detailed analysis of existing Safe Harbor Laws. Each law is reviewed within the categories deemed most important to devising an effective statute. This report includes a checklist for Safe Harbor legislation. The checklist was created as a tool to design laws that most thoroughly address the problem of CSE children and promote the end of child sex slavery.
National Colloquium 2012 Final Report: An Inventory and Evaluation of the Current Shelter and Services Response to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
The desperate shortage of shelter and specialized services for victims of sex trafficking, particularly minors, is well known to those of us involved with rescue and restoration. This report endeavors to capture the voices of those that are on the ground today, delivering care despite the many obstacles.
And Boys Too: An ECPAT-USA discussion paper about the lack of recognition of the commercial sexual exploitation of boys in the United States
An ECPAT-USA discussion paper about the lack of recognition of commercial sexual exploitation of boys in the United States. The little notice given to boys primarily identifies them as exploiters, pimps, and buyers of sex, or as active and willing participants in sex work, not as victims of survivors of exploitation.
The Attorney's Role In Mitigation Of Sex Trafficking In The Travel And Tourism Sector
This paper looks at the significant role that attorneys in the hospitality industry can play in addressing the risks of human trafficking associated with the operation of hotels, airlines, and travel and tourism providers.
Who Is There to Help Us? How the System Fails Sexually Exploited Girls in the United States—Examples from Four American Cities
A qualitative investigation based on interviews with girls themselves, children’s advocates, service providers, law enforcement officials and others, in primarily four cities—New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, and San Francisco.
National Colloquium 2012 Final Report Executive Summary
The desperate shortage of shelter and specialized services for victims of sex trafficking, particularly minors, is well known to those of us involved with rescue and restoration. This report endeavors to capture the voices of those that are on the ground today, delivering care despite the many obstacles.
ECPAT-USA Transportation Indicators
With the growth of technology, traffickers are moving their business off the streets and onto the Internet. They may request for transportation services for themselves, victims, or buyers.