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AMLEN Petition to Strengthen Legislation to Protect Morocco’s Children from Sexual Exploitation

August 05, 2013 By: Zineb Category: The situation

We call upon the Moroccan Government and especially the Ministry of Justice to: Respect its ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and especially Article 34 holding state parties responsible for protecting children from all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse; Promote national and international co-operation against sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of children and set up a specific monitoring mechanism such as the US sex offender registration system ; Take the necessary legislative measures, in conformity with Morocco’s international commitments to prevent all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse by adopting stricter sentences for perpetrators of these crimes and advancing their full implementation by Moroccan adjudicators