Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Making Pedophiles Pay for Their Crimes
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Making Pedophiles Pay for Their Crimes

Bali ECPAT Conference Calls for Seizure of Assets of Those Convicted of the Sexual Exploitation of Children


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes, ECPAT, Sexual Exploitation of Children, Ahmad Sofian, Compensation of Victims of Sexual Exploitation
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/26/2013)

A number of nations participating in a Bali conference on legal protection for the victims of child sexual exploitation have urged that financial compensation be given to children victims of the commercial sex industry.

As reported by Suara Pembaruan, the conference participants contend that the courts have it their powers to seize the assets of those committing such acts, with the proceeds distributedto the victims of such crimes and their families.

Ahmad Sofian, the coordinator of End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes (ECPAT) Conference said on Friday, October 25, 2013: “In the meeting it was concluded that imprisonment for those who perpetrate sexual crimes against children was insufficient, but that these criminals must also pay compensation. If the criminal cannot pay, the responsibility for compensation must move to their country of origin.”

Sofian said the countries participating in the conference hoped that laws and regulations protecting children from sexual exploitation would soon be amended to allow the proposed compensation scheme.

In addition to financial compensation, Sofian said countries need to also consider how to rehabilitate the health and mental condition of the victims of the child sex industry.

The ECPAT Conference, held in cooperation with the French Embassy, took place in Nusa Dua October 23-24, 2013, with delegates from the police, public prosecutors, judges, academics, journalists and community activists from more than 14 countries participating in the seminars and discussions.

The Conference also examined the ability of law enforcement officials to handle cases of child sexual exploitation. “The police and prosecutors, for example, must have the ability to communicate with the victims. They need to posses interviewing skills. The questions posed to victims must not add to their suffering by asking victims to repeatedly repeat the details of their victimization,” said Sofian.

Sofian insists that the victims of childhood sexual exploitation have the right to therapy and rehabilitation.

He said that the decisions of the ECPAT Conference are not binding on the participating countries, but are given to be considered in formulating laws regarding the sexual exploitation of children.

“ECPAT Indonesia will bring the conclusions of the conference to the Ministers for the Empowerment of Women and the Protection of Children, the Minister of Justice and Human Rights and legislators for further action and consideration in introducing laws and amendments on child protection,” said Sofian.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Fly me to the Ginger Moon
Bali Culinary Professionals Monthly Luncheon at Ginger Moon Saturday, February 28, 2015
(1/31/2015)
An Epidemic of Death
Governor Calls for Detailed Study of Suicide in Bali
(1/31/2015)
A Toothless Tiger
Minister of Transportation Order to Bar Overloaded Trucks from Entering Bali Remains Unenforced in the Face of Defiant Truck Drivers
(1/31/2015)
Tourism Minister Visits Bali
Indonesian Tourism Minister Thinks Bali Needs a 100,000-person Capacity Exhibition Hall
(1/31/2015)
Take Me for What I Am
Indonesian Visitors without Valid KTP Refused Entry to Bali at Gilimanuk Port
(1/31/2015)
When Policemen Take License
NZ Media Couple Report Inappropriate Request from Bali Traffic Cop
(1/31/2015)
International Crime Busters
Australian Federal Police Will Continue to Provide Information to Assist Indonesian Police in the Arrest of Australian Lawbreakers
(1/30/2015)
Left Holding the Bag
Baggage Storage Facilities at Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport
(1/30/2015)
Altitude Sickness
Indonesian Airlines Required to Check Cockpit Crews Health on Each Flight Before Takeoff
(1/30/2015)
Service Charge Included
Garuda to Resume Inclusion of Passenger Service Charge in Ticket Price Effective February 1, 2015
(1/30/2015)
Bali Will Crack Down on Illegal Workers in 2015
Immigration, Police and Manpower Officials to Closely Supervise Foreign Workers in 2015
(1/30/2015)
Five Stars in the Indonesian Skies
Garuda Indonesia Earns Five Star Rating from Skytrax
(1/30/2015)
All [News]!