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Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
New York, 2000
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Objectives

  This Protocol supplements the Convention on the Rights of the Child with detailed requirements for criminalizing violations of children's rights in relation to the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

Key Provisions

  The Protocol defines the offenses "sale of children, "child prostitution" and "child pornography." It sets standards for treating violations under domestic law, not just as they relate to offenders, but also to prevention efforts and the protection of victims. It also gives a framework for increased international cooperation in these areas, in particular for prosecuting offenders.


An "International Bill of Rights For Children"

1. Convention on the Rights of the Child

2. Optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict

3. Optional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

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