CONTENTS:- 1. Children and prostitution. 2. Commercial sexual exploitation of children. 3. Child sex tourism. 4. Internet and child pornography. 5. Child prostitution and health problems. 6. Children with HIV/AIDS. 7. Monitoring sexual exploitation of children. 8. Prevention of child maltreatment. 9. International standards for violence against children. 10. Optional protocol to the convention on the rights of the child on the sale of the children, childprostitution and childpronography.
Undertaking a mammoth study of how its reprehensible evil has come about to be rooted in society, the book explores and analyses the nature of child prostitution, understanding the reasons which compel children and their families to resort to it. Taking into account socio-economic indices, the book brings within its purview the contemporary scenario of child prostitution in India, drawing upon statistics, providing for a glimpse in to the extent of this malaise. In addition, the region-based research gives situation, making space to better comprehend the nature of child prostitution, it roots, its victims and the consequences on the social and cultural fabric of the nation and developmental process