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Programme of Action for Prevention of Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography.

Publisher UN Commission on Human Rights
Author UN Commission on Human Rights (46th sess. : 1990 : Geneva)
Publication Date 7 March 1990
Citation / Document Symbol E/CN.4/RES/1990/67
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Cite as UN Commission on Human Rights, Programme of Action for Prevention of Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography., 7 March 1990, E/CN.4/RES/1990/67, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3b00f15e8.html [accessed 31 October 2014]

1990/67. Programme of action for Prevention of sale of children, child Prostitution and child pornography

The Commission on Human Rights,

Having examined the report of the Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery submitted to the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities at its forty-first session (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1989/39),

Having noted with great concern the information about the world-wide occurrences of the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography,

Noting also that most of the victims of sexual abuse are children from third world countries exploited by foreign tourists,

Gravely concerned with the damage this causes to the children affected,

Endorsing the view expressed by the Sub-Commission that a concerted programme of action should be adopted to counteract these abuses,

Having examined the various elements in the draft programme of action contained in the report of the Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1989/39, chap. VII, annex A) proposed by the Sub-Commission,

1. Decides to transmit to Governments, specialized agencies and other intergovernmental organizations as well as non-governmental organizations, the draft programme of action (E/CN.4/Sub.2/1989/39, chap. VII, annex A) for their comments;

2. Requests the Secretary-General to submit to the Commission at its forty-seventh session an analytical summary of the responses received;

3. Also decides to examine at its forty-seventh session the draft programme of action and the report by the Secretary-General.

53rd meeting
7 March 1990
[Adopted without a vote. See chap. XIX.]

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