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Concluding Observations, CRC/C/OPSC/IND/CO/1, 13 June 2014: India

V. Prevention of the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (art. 9 (1 and 2) of the Optional Protocol)

Measures adopted to prevent offences prohibited under the Protocol

21. The Committee notes the State party’s efforts to prevent offences covered by the Optional Protocol. However, the Committee regrets that preventive measures remain inadequate and fragmentary, in particular in relation to the prevention of child prostitution and child pornography. In particular, the Committee is concerned about:

(d) The inadequate protection of boys and intersex children from sexual abuse and exploitation;

22. The Committee urges the State party to:

(d) Ensure that prevention strategies incorporate key actions to address protection of boys and intersex children from sexual abuse;

Link to full text of the report: Concluding Observations-CRC-OPSC-India-2014-eng