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Eradicating child exploitation: why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerate progress

24.08.18 | Bodily integrity and freedom from violence

Authors

Elizabeth Presler-Marshall Nicola Jones

This policy note highlights that in order to eradicate child exploitation, we must take a dual pronged approach. We need to employ a broad lens to identify and challenge child and adolescent exploitation in all its forms, while systematically disaggregating its underlying causes and effects by gender, age, disability and other indicators of social exclusion – so as to fast track social change for adolescent girls and boys.

Suggested citation

Presler-Marshall, E. and Jones, N. (2018) Eradicating child exploitation: why a gender- and adolescent-specific lens is essential to accelerate progress. Policy Note. London: Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence.


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