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III.     Conclusions and recommendations

B.      Recommendations

74.     In order for Japan to consolidate its achievements, overcome the remaining challenges and ensure the effective protection of children from the scourge of sexual exploitation, the Special Rapporteur recommends that the Government of Japan:

(f)      Establish comprehensive, rights-based and child-centred care, recovery and reintegration programmes for child victims of sexual abuse and exploitation, and in particular:

(v)     Adopt a child-rights perspective, ensuring the right of children to be heard, and a gender approach in the provision of care and recovery for girls, boys and children who identify as LGBT; provide support for children with disabilities and young mothers with children; and involve family members in the recovery process of children, whenever possible;

Link to full text of the report: Report-SRSC-Japan-AEV-2016-eng

Link to State’s comments on the report: Report-SRSC-Japan-comments-2016-eng

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