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Special Rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography

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UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Committee on the Rights of the Child
8-14 Avenue de la Paix, CH 1211 Geneva 10
Tel: + 41 22 917 9000
Fax: + 41 22 917 9022

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UN - United Nations

Organisation aims and activities: The mandate-holder is required to investigate the exploitation of children around the world and to submit reports on the findings to the General Assembly and the Commission on Human Rights, making recommendations for the protection of the rights of the children concerned. These recommendations are targeted primarily at Governments, other United Nations bodies and non-governmental organisations.

Operational level: International

Works with age groups : Children 0 - 18

Organisation type: United Nations agency

Organisation mandate: Lobby governments and the United Nations, Research child rights, Undertake legal casework on behalf of children, Work in partnership with organisations, Work with media and press

Areas of expertise: Sexual exploitation and abuse, Violence

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Last updated 21/02/2011 05:32:29

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