Commercial Sexual Exploitation Of Children Essay

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Human trafficking is one of the most egregious human rights violation rights today. The commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents including women and male are one of most destructive forms of abuse internationally and here in the United States. Although there have been many efforts to stop this violent act of crime that happens right here in our own backyards, but these efforts are far from sufficient. Human Trafficking is when a child/women are being sold to a person or persons and they are treated as commodity and sold to an abuser for their own sexual pleasure and they gain money by doing so Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children mostly occurs in the sex trade business of prostitutions, child pornography, and trafficking. Although only a little research has been done in the sex trade business of commercial sexual exploitation of children involved. It is estimated that there are more than two million children around the world who are affected. The countries that are affected …show more content…
The first intervention that was ever held in the 1980s. In the 1996 World congress on the commercial sexual exploitation of children, it provided a clearer landmark for the representatives of government and the private organizations to learn about the epidemic problem that has been happening worldwide. The first convention was held in Stockholm, Sweden in 1996; stating that action needed to be taken to end this constant abuse of children. Out of all the countries, only about one hundred and twenty-four agreed that action needed to be taken in the following areas: coordination, child participation, reintegration, protection, recovery, cooperation among local, and prevention. While everyone was encouraging the non-governmental organization, congress also encouraged governments to develop a deeper and thought out plan by 2001. (Barnitz,

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