Sexual exploitation briefing 2008


Ending lawful assault of children – a foundation for eliminating sexual exploitation and abuse

Published by

Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children

Publication date

November 2008

Type of publication



English, French, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish


Corporal punishment contributes to the conditions which allow sexual abuse and exploitation to flourish in societies. This briefing describes how prohibition and elimination of corporal punishment of children will contribute to the reduction of sexual exploitation and abuse. It was prepared for the World Congress III against Sexual Exploitation of Children, 25-28 November 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

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