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Expert Paper – Australian Travelling Child Sex Offenders

by Australian Federal Police in 2015

Transnational child sexual exploitation is under-reported within many overseas jurisdictions. Cultural barriers and poor levels of community awareness, combined with reliance on the income foreign tourists provide, make many countries in Southeast Asia, in particular, vulnerable to online and travelling child sexual exploitation. This report details the efforts undertaken by the AFP to strengthen approaches in dealing with Australian travelling child sex offenders in Southeast Asia.

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