The XIV Report to the Secretary General of the OAS refers to National Action Plans to address CSEC implemented by the States of the region.
The purpose of the study is to analyze public policies to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the region through national action plans. Its ultimate aim is to boost the capacity of the States to promote and protect the rights of children in the face of different forms of sexual exploitation and its related activities (trafficking, the sale of children, gender violence).
The study was based on three sources of information:
Information provided by the countries of the Inter-American System in response to a specifically designed questionnaire. Answers were received from fourteen countries: Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.
Analyses of their own National Plans produced and implemented by the countries that responded to the Questionnaire.
Comments made by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on the country reports
The Stockholm classification is used as reference to organize the presentation and analysis of the information gathered and the conclusions arising from it:
1. Coordination and Cooperation;
4. Recovery and Reintegration;
5. Child Participation.