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Overview on Extrateritoriality and Extradition Legislation for Offences of Sexual Exploitation of Children

by ECPAT International in 2023

Extraterritorial jurisdiction and extradition mechanisms have become essential tools in the fight against the sexual exploitation of children. To protect children everywhere and avoid impunity for offenders, legislation needs to enable cross-border responses.

For more information on how extraterritoriality and extradition provisions apply to offences of sexual exploitation of children and what barriers to their application exist, please refer to ECPAT’s Issue Paper on Extraterritorial Jurisdiction and Extradition Legislation.

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