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Resources

ECPAT International
The Americas – Overview of Child Protection Standards for Travel and Tourism

Year: 2020

ECPAT International
Honduras – Country Monitoring Report

Year: 2015

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Indicators

Age of Consent

Not Yet Assessed

Extraterritoriality & Extradition

No

Universal extraterritorial jurisdiction is provided for all SEC related offences but requires that the offender is in Honduran territory. The double criminality principle is also required.

Extradition can only be granted on the basis of a bilateral treaty with the requesting state. This requirement is not necessary for cases of organized crime, terrorism and drug trafficking. Double criminality is required for extradition.

SECTT Legal Checklist Honduras, 2020

CSAM Definition

Not Yet Assessed

Background Check Required

No

There are no mandatory legal provisions for criminal background checks nor legislation prohibiting convicted sex offenders to hold positions involving or facilitating contact with children.

SECTT Legal Checklist Honduras, 2020

National Commitments

Partial

Honduras has ratified the CRC, the OPSC, the Trafficking Protocol and the ILO Convention No. 182.

Honduras has not ratified the OPIC, the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics nor the Council of Europe’s Lanzarote and Budapest Conventions.

SECTT Legal Checklist Honduras, 2020

Child Advocacy Centers

Not Yet Assessed

SEC Police Unit

Not Yet Assessed

Protection Standards Travel and Tourism

Partial

Honduras has implemented a national code for child protection in travel and tourism as a non-binding requirement for industry operators.

SECTT Legal Checklist Honduras, 2020

Public SEC Case Data

Not Yet Assessed

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