ICMEC Progress Reports
An overview of the work and programs of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children
2007 Good Practice Report on Access
Draws from previous investigations into the procedures and systems in 13 Contracting States to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
2007 Good Practice Report on Enforcement
Draws from specifically commissioned reports on enforcement in 9 Contracting States to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction as well as from previous investigations into the procedures and systems in place
A Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping
Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping
Central America Missing Children
Produced in collaboration with UNICEF TACRO, is aimed at assessing the current status of the protection of children from going missing/being abducted in Central America.
Good Practice Report
Guide to good practice under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
International Forum on Parental Child Abduction: Hague Convention Action Agenda
Findings from a forum held to study the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
National Enforcement Reports
Country reports on enforcement under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction
Best Practices in Child Protection
This guide is intended to offer examples of some successful initiatives undertaken by civil society organizations as well as individuals and government agencies concerned with protecting children around the world.
Child Pornography: Assessing the Global Agenda
Findings from April 2005 Lyon Forum, which explored the current state of and emerging trends in child pornography, assessed the progress made on the Dublin Plan, and adjusted its recommendations for future actions accordingly
Child Pornography: Model Legislation & Global Review
Analysis of current child pornography legislation in 196 countries around the world, and “menu” of concepts to be considered when drafting anti-child pornography legislation
Child Protection Model Law
A comprehensive model law on protecting children from all forms of neglect, abuse, maltreatment and exploitation which incorporates international standards and best practices of child protection, based on the protection measures of CRC and its two optional protocols and citing 130 domestic laws from 68 countries.
Creating A Global Agenda to Combat Child Pornography
A global agenda – known as the Dublin Plan – addressing the issue of child sexual exploitation
The Digital Economy: Potential, Perils, and Promises
A report of the Digital Economy Task Force
U.S./European Summit on Missing & Exploited Children
Findings from the first-ever U.S./European Summit on Missing and Exploited Children, held in Switzerland
Crossing Borders to Protect the Children of the World
Conference proceedings of the February 2009 meeting of the ICMEC Honorary Board, and other experts, including the Cairo Declaration, a call to action to protect the rights of children throughout the world
Nonprofit Service Provider's Handbook
Guide for building and maintaining a nonprofit organization
Russian Legislation on the Protection of Children Against Sexual Abuse and Sexual Exploitation
This report explains why the Russian Federation has delayed ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography and the Council of Europe Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse and attempts to determine the primary challenges for bringing Russian law in line with these international instruments.
Child Marriage in the MENA Region
This report explores the link between child (or early) marriage and child sexual exploitation. The goal is to provide a broad overview of the issue, its causes and effects, and the differing legal treatment of child marriage, with a focus on four countries in the Middle East/North Africa region: Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran and Yemen. In addition to the country profiles, the report also presents several recommendations for future action in the region.
Health Impact Comparison Between CSA and CSE
This report highlights the similarities and differences child sexual abuse (CSA) and child sexual exploitation (CSE) has on the health of a victim. There is a lack of information and understanding about the health impacts victims suffer and how to treat them.
Healing Across Borders: Global Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Interventions for CSA Victims
This paper reviewed several implementations of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for child sexual abuse victims to discern the effectiveness of this therapy in different cultural settings and resource levels.
Examining Pedophilia: Causes, Treatments, and the Effects of Stigmatization
This report seeks to better understand the differences between pedophilia and sex offending, to identify treatments used historically and presently to treat pedophiles, and to identify the success of several programs implemented throughout the world to promote abstinence from offending.