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Perceptions of Frontline Welfare Workers on the Sexual Exploitation of Children in the Pacific

by ECPAT International in 2019

In 2019, ECPAT International conducted a detailed survey that targeted Pacific region welfare workers directly managing a range of cases with children. Frontline staff in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Tonga, Samoa and Kiribati were identified by local experts and supported to complete an online survey. The main objective was to collect new data that helps describe a nuanced picture of how sexual exploitation of children (SEC) is occurring within Pacific communities and how it is presenting to those working on the welfare frontline.

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