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Peruvian Network against CSEC

CHS Alternativo is a specialized organization with 16 years of work promoting the protection of human rights, in particular of women, children and adolescents that are in a situation of vulnerability due to human trafficking, sexual exploitation, and forced labor.

Peruvian Network against CSEC (Tejiendo Sonrisas)

Peruvian Network against CSEC (REDES- Huancayo)


The expected result No. 14 of Peru’s National Action Plan for Childhood and Adolescence 2012-2021 is related to the eradication of sexual exploitation of children within the country. It makes specific references to the exploitation of children in prostitution, SECTT, and child sexual abuse materials.

Reportedly, trafficking and sexual exploitation of children in the context of mining activities are increasing issues.


Down to Zero Alliance
Effective Ways to Engage the Private Sector

Year: 2019

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

Year: 2020

ECPAT International
Peru – Country Monitoring Report

Year: 2014

Understanding Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Research in Different Regions: Latin America Children’s use of ICTs

Year: 2012

ECPAT International
Youth-led Study: Understanding the Use of ICTs by Children and Young People in Relation to Their Risks and Vulnerabilities, in Latin America

Year: 2012

News from Peru


Age of Consent

Not Yet Assessed

Extraterritoriality & Extradition


Active and passive extraterritoriality is provided for crimes considered extraditable in Peru and as long as the offender is in Peruvian territory. Double criminality is required.

Extradition requires a minimum gravity of one year of imprisonment (therefore applying to all SEC-related crimes). Double criminality is required for extradition cases.

SECTT Legal Checklist Peru, 2020

CSAM Definition

Not Yet Assessed


Background Check Required


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 Peru, 2020

National Commitments

No Data

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

Peru has also ratified the Council of Europe’s Budapest Convention.

It has not ratified the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics.

It is unclear whether it has ratified the Lanzarote Convention.

SECTT Legal Checklist Peru, 2020

Child Advocacy Centers

Not Yet Assessed

SEC Police Unit

Not Yet Assessed

Protection Standards Travel and Tourism


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

SECTT Legal Checklist Peru, 2020

Public SEC Case Data

Not Yet Assessed

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