Title Rights of the Child: Report submitted by Juan Miguel Petit, Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, in Accordance with Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2002/92
Publisher UN Commission on Human Rights
Author Commission on Human Rights; Juan Miguel Petit
Publication Date 6 January 2003
Topics Child prostitution | Children's rights | Children-at-risk | Human rights and fundamental freedoms | Prostitution / Commercial sex work | Trafficking in persons
Citation / Document Symbol E/CN.4/2003/79
Reference Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2002/92
Cite as UN Commission on Human Rights, Rights of the Child: Report submitted by Juan Miguel Petit, Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, in Accordance with Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2002/92 , 6 January 2003, E/CN.4/2003/79, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3f4a30ff4.html [accessed 11 July 2014]
Comments The report focuses on the legal consequences of the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, and particularly on the criminalization of child victims and recent national policy and legislative developments to address these concerns. In July 2001, the Special Rapporteur wrote to all Governments, relevant international organizations and non-governmental organizations to solicit information for this report. He received 97 responses. Short summaries of the responses which contained relevant details and were received by 15 November 2001 have been included.