Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina Join Forces to Combat Sexual Exploitation Along Border

Posted on September 18, 2013 • Filed under: Border Issues, Brazil, Latin America News

Globo reported on September 15, 2013 that actions to address and combat the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents will be the focus of attention as the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. Borer security will strengthen between Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina as a means to educate the population and tourists on ways to prevent such activity. Multiple representatives from the labor, child, and tourism sectors will develop the strategies. This campaign is a continuation of the 2003 effort that only involved in Brazil and Paraguay had 3200 victims. Officials state they want to create a common database that focuses on this type of crime along the border, which can help create more valid statistics. Read Article

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