sexual exploitation



Any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another.


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(1) United Nations Secretary-General’s Bulletin (2003). Special Measures for Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. 9 October 2003;

(2) UN Womne (2013). Ending Violence against Women and Girls: Programming Essentials;

(3) United Nations (1989). Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC); (4) Council of Europe (2007). Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse and its Explanatory Report.