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A New Convention to Protect Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

World  (tags: children, laws, sexual abuse, exploitation )

- 3934 days ago -
Strasbourg, 13.07.2007 -- The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, which represents a major advance in this field.

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Jakki S (173)
Monday July 16, 2007, 8:37 pm
good news!

Jennie B (14)
Monday July 16, 2007, 8:47 pm
I hope so-it's about time. Noted.

Blacktiger P (247)
Monday July 16, 2007, 9:32 pm
This is a small step in the right direction, and we all must keep the pressure on so that all the children, all countries will be protected from evil doers.

Charles C (160)
Monday July 16, 2007, 10:23 pm
It's surely a good start and I would hope it would be Universal!! Stiffer sentences and stiffer enforcement!!

Tim Redfern (581)
Monday July 16, 2007, 10:28 pm
Thank you so much for this post, Charles. It's welcomed after seeing the one about the dog chained to a tree and set on fire. Great news here, tho!

LadyLou B (133)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 2:33 am
Noted ! thanks for the story Charles!

Mary P (177)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 3:49 am
Great news. I am happy to read this.... Thank you for posting Charles.

Jo Marshall (1)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 5:13 am
This is a start. I yearn for the time when ritual abuse of children and of those children when they become adults is exposed. Programming of the mind through torture results in dissociation, and ultimately in sexual exploitation of the person for power and financial gains. I hope the committee does not ignore this area. jo

RC d (418)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 5:43 am
Good news...if it doesn;t get bogged down in beauracracy....

Pamela Salomon (255)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 6:22 am
Awesome news!

Charles C (160)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 6:53 am
I can relate Timothy....something uplifting is always refreshing!! You are all very welcome and ty for your comments. Hopefully all countries that are not involved will make some serious and much needed changes in the laws that protect children!!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 7:21 am
Terrific about time !

Monica Rega (96)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 10:20 am
About damn time. Now the rest of the world needs to join in. and help abolish these often horrific, sad, torturous, tramatic experiences. how about a WOO-HOO!!!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 17, 2007, 11:20 am

Charles C (160)
Wednesday July 18, 2007, 6:31 am
Big WooooHooooooo Catnip!!
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