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Resources

ECPAT International
Senegal – Country Overview

Year: 2019

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Don’t Look Away! Assessment on Sexual Exploitation of Children related to Tourism and Reporting Mechanisms—Sub-Saharan Africa

Year: 2013

Indicators

Age of Consent

Partial

Age of consent is 16. The national legislation does not provide for a close-in-age exemption

ECO Senegal, 2019

Extraterritoriality & Extradition

Partial

Active extraterritoriality is provided for all crimes whereas passive extraterritoriality is only provided for trafficking crimes including the accomplices. No information has been found on the double criminality requirement.

There is no specific information on extradition for SEC related offenses. Double criminality is required in all instances and Senegalese nationals cannot be extradited.

ECO Senegal, 2019

CSAM Definition

No

The national legislation does not provide a definition of CSAM which is in line with international standards. The definition provided does not include depictions of the sexual parts of a child’s body for primarily sexual purposes, non-visual materials, nor material depicting a person appearing to be a minor and computer/digitally generated CSAM including realistic images of non-existing children.

ECO Senegal, 2020

Background Check Required

Not Yet Assessed

National Commitments

Partial

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

Senegal has also ratified the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the AU Convention on Cyber Security.

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

ECO Senegal, 2019

Child Advocacy Centers

Not Yet Assessed

SEC Police Unit

Not Yet Assessed

Protection Standards Travel and Tourism

Not Yet Assessed

Public SEC Case Data

No

Data on SEC cases is not publicly available.

ECO Senegal, 2019

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