Law Enforcement as the Entry Point to Access to Justice
International Bureau for Children’s Rights
Laws that protect children from sexual exploitation are in place in most countries, their proper enforcement and implementation, however, are often problematic for a variety of reasons. Multiple obstacles exist at all levels of the law enforcement process and include social, political and judicial barriers. This study looks at some common challenges faced in applying laws aiming to protect children from SECTT, as well as some of the ways in which these could successfully be addressed.