The Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the new law against sexual exploitation of children. She stated that “from now Brasil has a strong legal instrument in the fight against sexual exploitation of children and adolescents”. The law is a response to all complaints and grievances that were expressed by Brazilians over the last years.

This law punishes those who regularly sexually exploit minors and vulnerable people and who promote child prostitution. This new law also integrates higher penalties for these kind of crimes. It was adopted by the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil.

Article: Rousseff applauded a Law condemning sexual exploitation of children

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