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ECPAT Sweden was established as an NGO in 1996 and is a member of ECPAT International’s global network. ECPAT Sweden collaborates with other NGOs, authorities and industry partners to fight against the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

ECPAT Sweden

Contact: Anna Karin Hildingson Boqvist
Phone: +46 8 598 920 00
Address: Sankt Göransgatan 66, S-11233 Stockholm


Sweden is a destination and, to a lesser extent, source and transit country for children subjected to trafficking for sexual purposes. Victims largely originate from Eastern Europe, West Africa, Asia, and Western Europe.

In December 2014, the County Administrative Board of Stockholm launched the website Resekurage (Travel Courage), in collaboration with the Swedish police and the National Methodological Support against Prostitution and Human Trafficking (NMT). This projects aims at informing the public about the prevalence of sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism and offering an online system to report suspected child sexual exploitation’s cases committed by tourists abroad.


ECPAT with 41 child’s rights organisations denounces IMCO’s draft opinion on the EC Child Sexual Abuse Regulation Proposal

Year: 2023

ECPAT International
ECPAT Submission: Public consultation on EU Directive 2011/93/EU on combatting sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children

Year: 2022

ECPAT International
Sweden – Country Monitoring Report

Year: 2011

Protection and the OSPC: Justifying Good Practice Laws to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation

Year: 2012



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