The game's up: redefining child prostitution

Authors:
LEE Mark, O'BRIEN Rachel
Publisher:
Children's Society
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
81p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Report arguing for a radical new approach to child prostitution, asking whether it is acceptable that a child abused at home is protected whereas a child abused on the streets is criminalised. Looks at the experience of the children and young people involved; summarises the relevant legislation (including the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child); presents Home Office statistics; and offers recommendations to ensure that police, magistrates, local authorities and other professionals meet their obligations to protect the welfare and rights of all children and young people. Includes case studies.

Subject terms:
child sexual exploitation, law, local authorities, prostitution, prevention, rights, social welfare law, young people, child protection, children, childrens rights;
ISBN print:
0 907324 98 3

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