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Global Boys Initiative: Bolivia

As part of ECPAT’s Global Boys Initiative, The Gambia Report is the seventh of ten country reports to be released that deeply explore the sexual exploitation of boys – an issue too long ignored. The Global Boys Initiative aims to improve global knowledge and inform efforts to protect boys and gender-diverse children from being sexually exploited.

Down the full report below, or click here to read a summary of the findings.

by ECPAT International & Consorcio ECPAT Bolivia in 2022

Available in: English

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Global Boys Initiative: The Gambia

As part of ECPAT’s Global Boys Initiative, The Gambia Report is the seventh of ten country reports to be released that deeply explore the sexual exploitation of boys – an issue too long ignored. The Global Boys Initiative aims to improve global knowledge and inform efforts to protect boys and gender-diverse children from being sexually exploited.

Down the full report below, or click here to read a summary of the findings.

by ECPAT International & Child Protection Alliance in 2022

Available in: English

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Disrupting Harm: Viet Nam

Disrupting Harm in Viet Nam is an evidence-led report that outlines the harrowing realities of online sexual exploitation and abuse of children in Viet Nam.

In early 2019, the End Violence Partnership invested $7 million to develop Disrupting Harm, a holistic and innovative research project that aims to better understand how digital technology facilitates the sexual exploitation and abuse of children.

The Partnership brought together and funded three global organisations – ECPAT InternationalINTERPOL and the UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti – to undertake new research in 13 countries across Eastern and Southern Africa and Southeast Asia.

Click here to read more about the project.

by ECPAT, INTERPOL and UNICEF in 2022

Available in: English, Vietnamese

Global Boys Initiative: Belgium

As part of ECPAT’s Global Boys Initiative, the Belgium Report is the sixth of ten country reports to be released that deeply explore the sexual exploitation of boys – an issue too long ignored. The Global Boys Initiative aims to improve global knowledge and inform efforts to protect boys and gender diverse children from being sexually exploited.

by ECPAT International & ECPAT Belgium in 2022

Available in: English

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Germany – Impacts of the German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains on the Sexual Exploitation of Children

The risk of the sexual exploitation of children in the travel and tourism industry is well known. Up until now, Germany-based enterprises have barely been obligated to take action against these human rights violations due to widely branching supply chains. This analysis aims to highlight the extent to which the German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chains (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz – LkSG) now demands such obligations.

by Ecpat International in 2022

Available in: English, German

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