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Malaysia – Briefing Paper

by ECPAT International in 2019

Malaysia ranked 23 out of 60 countries scored by the Out of the Shadows Index on the country’s response
to child sexual abuse and exploitation. Over the last several years, Malaysia has taken several practical steps to prevent and respond to the sexual exploitation of children (SEC) such as the adoption of the Sexual Offences against Children Act in 2017. Issues that hamper progress in reducing SEC include a dual legal system which leads to gaps in legislation, conservative approaches, social norms, and a lack of data and research.

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