Twenty years ago, Belgium passed a law facilitating the prosecution of transnational child sex offenders before Belgian courts. This tool reflects the willingness to take firm action against those who were called “child sex tourists”.

However, what is the real impact of this law? How many offenders have been prosecuted? What were the successes and challenges of the legal procedures? And finally, is one law enough? These are some of the many elements discussed in this study which seeks to be accessible to both the general public and professionals.