Annual reports to Human Rights Council and General Assembly

The Special Rapporteur submits annual thematic reports to the March session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) and to the General Assembly (GA) in October. Thematic reports document the Special Rapporteur’s findings on particular topics and provide guidance and recommendations for UN member States, civil society organizations and other stakeholders.

Reports to the Human Rights Council/Commission on Human Rights


Year

Document Symbol

Content

2021

A/76/144

Thematic study on the gender dimension of the sexual exploitation of children and the importance of integrating a child-centred and gender-inclusive approach to combating and eradicating the scourge.
Annex

A/HRC/46/31

Impact of coronavirus disease on different manifestations of sale and sexual exploitation of children

2020

A/75/210

Vision and methods of work of the Special Rapporteur

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A/HRC/43/40

Reflections of the Special Rapporteur on 2014-2020 tenure

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2019

A/74/162

Safeguards on the protection of the rights of the children born from surrogacy arrangements

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A/HRC/40/51

Sale and sexual exploitation of children in the context of sports

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2018

A/73/174

Combating and preventing the sale and sexual exploitation of children through the implementation of the SDGs

A/HRC/37/60

Thematic report on surrogacy

2017

A/72/164

Joint study on the vulnerabilities of children to sale, trafficking, and other forms of exploitation in situations of conflict and humanitarian crisis

A/HRC/34/55

Study on illegal adoptions

2016

A/71/261

Sale of children for the purpose of forced labour

A/HRC/31/58

Tackling the demand for the sexual exploitation of children

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2015

A/70/222

Comprehensive, rights-based and child-centred care, recovery and reintegration programmes

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A/HRC/28/56

Information and Communication Technologies and the sale and sexual exploitation of children

2014

A/69/262

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography on approach, vision and work methods

A/HRC/25/48

Reflection on a 6-year tenure as Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

2013

A/68/275

Comprehensive prevention strategies against sale and sexual exploitation of children

A/HRC/22/54

Sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism

2012

A/67/291

Child Participation

A/HRC/19/63

Protection of children from sale and sexual exploitation following humanitarian crisis due to natural disasters

2011

A/66/228

Comprehensive child protection systems

A/HRC/16/57

Report of activities

A/HRC/16/56

Joint report with SRSG Violence against Children on child-sensitive complaint mechanisms

2010

A/65/221

Effective Implementation of the OPSC

2009

A/HRC/12/23

Child pornography on the internet

2008

A/HRC/9/21

First Annual Report outlining vision and methods of work

A/HRC/7/8

Assistance and rehabilitation programmes for child victims of trafficking and sexual commercial exploitation

A/HRC/7/8/Add.1

Communications sent to Governments and replies received

2007

A/HRC/4/31

Sale of children's organs and Rapid-Response Programs for Abducted or Disappeared Children

A/HRC/4/31/Add.1

Communications sent to Governments and replies received

2006

E/CN.4/2006/67

Demand for sexual services deriving from exploitation

E/CN.4/2006/67/Add.1

Communications sent to Governments and replies received

2005

E/CN.4/2005/78

Child pornography on the Internet

E/CN.4/2005/78/Add.3

Communications sent to Governments and replies received

2004

E/CN.4/2004/9

Prevention of child sexual exploitation

2003

E/CN.4/2003/79

Legal consequences of the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, and particularly on the criminalization of child victims and recent national policy and legislative developments to address these concerns.

2002

E/CN.4/2002/88

HIV/AIDS and sexual exploitation of children

2001

E/CN.4/2001/78

The business sector and child exploitation

2000

A/55/297

National and international developments as well as the role of the family 

E/CN.4/2000/73

Domestic violence

1999

A/54/411

National and international developments

E/CN.4/1999/71

Sale and trafficking of children

1998

A/53/311

National and international developments

E/CN.4/1998/101

The media and education

1997

A/52/482

The role of the media and education in preventing and contributing to the commercial sexual exploitation of children

E/CN.4/1997/95

National and international initiatives to combat the sale and commercial sexual exploitation of children

1996

A/51/456

Commercial sexual exploitation of children and the role of the justice system 

E/CN.4/1996/100

National and international developments

1995

A/50/456

General considerations and scope of the mandate 

E/CN.4/1995/94

Developments and recommendations since the inception of the mandate

1994

A/49/478

Developments and recommendations since the inception of the mandate 

E/CN.4/1994/84

Emerging concerns affecting the lives of children

1993

E/CN.4/1993/67

Emerging concerns affecting the lives of children

1992

E/CN.4/1992/55

Global nature of the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

1991

E/CN.4/1991/51

Key problems and prospects of the mandate