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Combating child sex tourism

Combating child sex tourism

By 2030 the number of international tourists will reach an estimated 1.8 billion. Tourism, however, has a dark side and can be a potential vehicle for child abuse. Child sex tourism (CST) is a growing trend affecting millions of children around the globe.
Taking complaints from children into the international arena

Taking complaints from children into the international arena

UN Human Rights chief, Navi Pillay welcomes the vote by the UN General Assembly which gives children the opportunity to challenge violations of their rights at an international level.
For children on the streets there are no soft pillows

For children on the streets there are no soft pillows

The UN Human Rights office convenes experts from many countries in the search for the most effective ways to help children living on the streets whose voices are seldom heard and whose rights are regularly abused with impunity.