“While many efforts have been made at global and national levels to set standards and develop policies and laws with a view to prevent and combat child sexual exploitation in travel and tourism, challenges still remain,” says Special Rapporteur Najat Maalla M’jid, in her report presented during the 22nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.CST is the exploitation of children for sexual purposes by offenders who travel to engage in sexual activities with children.
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The commercial sexual exploitation of children in travel and tourism is a growing problem in destinations all over the world.
According to UNICEF, an estimated two million children globally are affected by sexual exploitation each year.
This can involve child trafficking, child prostitution, child pornography and the sale of children for sexual exploitation. International tourists are predicted to reach 1.8 billion by 2030, according to the report.
This increase will also raise the risk of children being victims of child sex tourism.