Turning Outrage into Action to Address Trafficking for the Purpose of Sexual Exploitation in Canada

Source: 
Standing Committee on the Status of Women, House of Commons, Canada
Date: 
2007
Category: 
Services
Awareness
Origin: 
Canadian
Summary: 
The Committee finds the “three Ps” framework useful for discussing the issues, and for that reason has adopted that framework as a structure for its report, which will contain the following chapters, chapter 1 being this introduction:
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French

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The Committee finds the “three Ps” framework useful for discussing the issues, and
for that reason has adopted that framework as a structure for its report, which will contain the following chapters, chapter 1 being this introduction:

  • Chapter 2: Background, which includes an exploration of the definition of trafficking as well as an overview of Canada’s efforts to combat trafficking.
  • Chapter 3: Prevention, which includes a review of the underlying causes of trafficking in persons for the purpose of sexual exploitation, namely poverty, gender inequality, the demand and laws with respect to the age of consent to non-exploitative sexual activity; prevention also includes the coordination of activities and the need for more research and awareness.
  • Chapter 4: Protection, which includes improved education and training for law enforcement, improved victims’ services, and the temporary resident permit.
  • Chapter 5: Prosecution, which includes increased resources for law enforcement and improved education and training for Crown attorneys and judges.
  • Chapter 6: Conclusion