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Name: Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others.
Country: International Organizations
Subject(s): Human rights; Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: International agreement
Adopted on: 1949-12-02
Entry into force:
ISN: ORG-1949-IA-67062
Bibliography: Text in English Text in English Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (consulted on 2009-10-10)
Texte en français Texte en français Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme (consulted on 2009-10-10)
Abstract/Citation: Abolishes prostitution and obliges States parties to punish any person involved in prostitution either by way of enticing or exploiting another person or by financing/ managing a brothel and similar buildings/places.
Encourages Parties, through their public and private educational, health, social, economic and other related services, to take measures for the prevention of prostitution and for the rehabilitation and social adjustment of the victims of prostitution. Obliges States parties to adopt or maintain such measures as are required, to check the traffic in persons of either sex for the purpose of prostitution.
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