Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in america (2013)
avoid commercially children that are sexually exploited adolescents from being arrested or prosecuted for prostitution;
offer victims and survivors of commercial intimate exploitation and sex trafficking of minors with required help solutions; and
affect children and adolescents at minimum as much as age 18.
These legislation will have to be examined in the long run to find out best practices. Further, legislation and techniques that divert victims through the or that is criminal
juvenile justice system towards the kid welfare system to get supportive solutions could include older adolescents (over age 18) who’ve been victims of commercial sexual exploitation or sex trafficking since childhood. The committee thinks a great many other current legislative initiatives could also merit further consideration, with care being taken fully to avoid negative consequences for victims and survivors while keeping strong charges for exploiters. These initiatives consist of decriminalization of prostitution for minors in recognition that they’re victims, maybe perhaps not crooks. As noted in Chapter 4, Illinois presently could be the only state to have fully decriminalized prostitution for minors.
In addition, the committeeвЂ™s report on the proof unveiled that, despite rules in almost every declare that enable the prosecution of people who buy sex with a small, work as exploiters/traffickers, or perhaps intimately exploit young ones and adolescents, and regardless of the time and effort of prosecutors and police force in several jurisdictions, people who intimately exploit kiddies and adolescents have mostly escaped accountability. Comprehending the significance of a very good appropriate a reaction to perpetrators of commercial intimate exploitation and intercourse trafficking, the committee makes the recommendation that is following