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It is important that Parliament (through its relevant committees) is involved in the preparation of the report, provides input in terms of information or is in any case informed about its contents. Parliamentarians should also ensure that proper follow-up to the report and the Committee’s recommendation is carried out and that the concluding observations of the Committee are presented to Parliament and debated by it. One way is to organize or participate in public debates on the implementation of the concluding observations in order to raise awareness on the steps that need to be taken to accelerate full implementation of the Convention.

Governments need to be aware of the situation of its children with regard to violence, abuse and exploitation. A. Data collection Developing a database and easy-to-use methodology for regular data collection on trafficking, disaggregated by age and sex, is part of an effective strategy to staunch child trafficking. As described in Section 2, collecting accurate data on child trafficking is difficult but necessary to begin to monitor the scale and scope of the problem. The ILO-International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) and UNICEF have adopted ‘rapid assessment’ methodology that uses testimony from individual children and mini surveys to make observations about child trafficking.

Changing attitudes about child labour and sexual exploitation Where tradition or attitudes encourage exploitation, for example, the beliefs that it is better for a child to work in the home than attend school or that it is acceptable for men to purchase sex with children, abuse will flourish. Reducing the demand side of exploitation requires both legal intervention and a change in the attitudes that allow these practices to go unchecked. Parliamentarians can play a key role in challenging these attitudes by using their platform as leaders to speak out against discriminatory and harmful practices.

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