Commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents - The ILO's response

This brochure explains the ILO's role in fighting commercial sexual exploitation of all children under 18 years of age, a worst form of child labour specifically targeted for immediate elimination under ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182). It describes the principle characteristics of CSEC and the factors that make children vulnerable to it. It also gives a concise review of how ILO Convention No. 182 can be a powerful tool against CSEC.