Commercial child sexual exploitation online
Youtube video actors providing real statement s by a victim and an abuser, of child sexual abuse
Keeping mother alive: Psychotherapy with a teenage mother following human trafficking
Describes therapy with an adolescent girl and her infant daughter, following the girl's escape from illegal detention, physical abuse and forced prostitution, after she was trafficked to the UK from Eastern Europe.
Child Exploitation in the 21st Century
Daniel D. Broughton
New technology has changed how adults take advantage of children with a variety of new tools available. Victimisation has taken on new characteristics and internet, digital photography and ease of travel have all had an impact.
Congress of Local and Regional Authorities' toolkit to stop sexual violence against children
The Congress has produced a campaign toolkit in 22 language versions to encourage local and regional authorities in Europe to sign up to the Pact of Towns and Regions to Stop Sexual Violence against Children and take measures at local and regional level.
Exploited vulnerability: Legal and psychological perspectives on child sex trafficking victims
Reid, J. A., & Jones, S.
A review of the historical, neurological, and developmental vulnerabilities typical of child sex trafficking victims reveals serious doubts regarding their ability to control their choices or escape from a trafficker. The uniform shielding of all child victims of sex trafficking from legal culpability for the criminal conduct of traffickers is recommended.
Aggression in sexually abused trafficked girls and efficacy of intervention
Sibnath Deb, Aparna Mukherjee, Ben Mathews
Study to understand the incidence and severity of aggression among sexually abused girls who were trafficked and then used for commercial sexual exploitation. In addition, the impact of counseling for minimizing aggression from these girls was investigated.
Mythologies and Panics: Twentieth Century Constructions of Child Prostitution
Examines twentieth century social constructions of child prostitutes and child prostitution, the origins of these representations and the extent to which they have been used as metaphors for other perceived social, economic and political problems.
"Exploring Internal Child Sex Trafficking Networks Using Social Network Analysis"
Eleanor Cockbain, Helen Brayley, Gloria Laycock
A study using social network analysis to explore internal trafficking of children intended for sexual exploitation.
Breaking the wall of silence: practitioners' responses to trafficked children and young people
Pearce, J. J., Hynes, P., and Bovarnick, S.
Review of international and UK literature, report on focus groups and interviews of practitioners from children's services, analysis of children and young people trafficked into the UK and within the UK for sexual exploitation.
Haunted: Treatment of a Child Survivor of Human Trafficking
Article examines challenges in the treatment of child survivors of human trafficking. Integrating psychoanalytic theory with models of self-development from the cognitive developmental psychology literature, the paper offers a clinical case presentation of an 11-year-old survivor
Missing Out: A study of child trafficking in the North-West, North-East and West Midlands
Interviews with social services, other agencies and voluntary sector organisations. Across the three regions there were 80 reported cases of known or suspected child victims of trafficking. 60% of these children have gone missing from social services care and have never been found.
A novel, intensive home-visiting intervention for runaway, sexually exploited girls
Laurel D. Edinburgh, Elizabeth M. Saewyc
This study both describes a home-visiting intervention program for young, sexually assaulted runaways (10 - 14 years old) and provides preliminary outcomes from the first 20 female participants.
Becoming Sweetie: a novel approach to stopping the global rise of Webcam Child Sex Tourism
Terre des Hommes Netherlands' four researchers identified 1,000 predators in 10 weeks. Call for all government agencies in charge of justice to identify and convict 100,000 predators committing the crime of WCST before the end of 2014
Children Rough Sleepers in the EU
Professor Kate Moss
Interim report on a project which focuses on homelessness and rough sleeping in children
Children Rough Sleepers in Europe : A Research Methodology
Professor Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh
Paper describing the methodology used in research into homelessness and rough sleeping in children.
Whose child now? Fifteen years of working to prevent the sexual exploitation of children in the UK
Report exploring the continuing hidden nature of the problem of sexually exploited children and describes what Barnardo's is doing today, while suggesting what action still remains to be taken to further protect exploited children and young people.
Understanding Child Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Micro and Macro Level Analysis
Azhar Abu-Ali, Mona Al-Bahar
Tackles social aspects of child trafficking including the phenomenon of the feminization of trafficking, and the psychological consequences experienced by the child survivor.
Sexual Exploitation: "Internal Trafficking" of Children and Young People at risk in the North East and Cumbria
Study exploring the internal trafficking of children and young people for the purpose of sexual exploitation across the North East and Cumbria.
The value of crime scripting: deconstructing internal child sex trafficking
Brayley, H., Cockbain, E., & Laycock, G
Explores how Crime Scripting can benefit crime investigations. This method has recently been used for investigations regarding child sex trafficking.
The article underlines and explores the possible link between children that go missing and child sexual exploitation.
Meeting the Needs of Sexually Exploited Young People in London
Harper, Z, & Scott, S
A research report based on interviews with social services on the issue of child trafficking, in the UK.
Terminology Guidelines for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
Susanna Greijer and Jaap Doek
Communication is of critical importance in our efforts to respect, protect and implement the rights of the child. In order to make this communication with and between children, parents, governmental officials, professionals and volunteers working with or for children as effective as possible, we need to use terms and concepts that all these actors understand and consider respectful.
A survey on the transposition of Directive 2011/93/EU on combating sexual absue and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography
Missing Children Europe, ECPAT, eNasco
The main objective of the project was to compare the choice of ‘methods and strategies’ developed by Member States in order to achieve the binding results defined by the Directive and to assess them based on the best interests of the child.