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Special edition on sexual exploitation


1. Where, in November, is World Congress III against Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents being held?

A: Bahrain
B: Brazil
C: Mexico


2. What is the name of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child which addresses the issue?

A: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on sexual exploitation, child prostitution and trafficking
B: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on sexual exploitation, armed conflict and violence against children
C: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography


3. When was the first World Congress Against the Sexual Exploitation of Children?

A: 1996
B: 2001
C: 1991


4. What was the name of the global study initiated in 2001 which addressed, among other things, child sexual exploitation?

A: The UN Study on Violence Against Children
B: The Global Report on Children, Women and Trafficking
C: The UN Study on the Causes and Consequences of Sexual Exploitation


5. According to a recent Save the Children report, with whom were children as young as six trading sex "in exchange for food, money, soap, and in a few cases, luxury items such as mobile phones"?

A: Politicians
B: Aid workers and peacekeepers
C: Police


6. What is the other name given to the catchily titled 'Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children, supplementing the United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organised Crime'?

A: The Paris Protocol
B: The Puning Protocol
C: The Palermo Protocol


7. According to the US State Department, about how many children are exploited in the global sex trade each year?

A: More than 20,000
B: More than 200,000
C: More than two million


8. According to the Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children, what is often the problem with anti-trafficking efforts, particularly those instigated in the US?

A: They are inadequately funded
B: Trafficking is mixed up with prostitution, impeding policy to address either
C: Only trafficked persons willing to testify get help - the rest are deported


9. To which country can more than 50 per cent of online child abuse images, reported to an internet watchdog, be traced?

A: Russia
B: United States
C: Thailand


10. How many countries in South Asia have ratified the trafficking Protocol, mentioned above?

A: 0
B: 4
C: 7