FERTUR PERU TRAVEL S.A.C. PREVENTION POLICY AGAINST SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN (ESSNA)
Our Prevention of Sexual Exploitation of Children policy aims to establish conduct for which Fertur Peru Travel SAC (our organization), partners, contractors and third parties should adopt in the performance of their activities, in ensuring the protection of the rights of children and adolescents, in order to avoid any forms of sexual exploitation, which includes pornography and sex tourism.
Our policy complements and supports wholeheartedly (ESSNA) which is the Code of Conduct promoted by MINCETUR (Ministry of Commerce and Tourism) in conjunction with tourism sector and prevention of the SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF GIRLS, BOYS, AND ADOLESCENTS.
This policy is a commitment by Fertur Peru Travel SAC to prevent child sexual exploitation, sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography and abide by the rules and regulations issued by local authorities.
The Code of Conduct in the field of tourism aims to commit tourism companies to take on a social responsibility and an ethical corporate policy against the sexual exploitation of children, in the tourist destinations where they operate. The Code commits companies to train their staff and disseminate information to tourists.
Policy compliance is required from all of our employees, whether acting as directors, employees or related third party contractors.
DEFINITIONS AND ABBREVIATIONS
Boys, Girls, and Adolescents underage, for the purposes of this policy is adopted the definition provided in the Convention on the Rights of the Child which defines it as all human being below the age of eighteen years, unless, under the local laws majority is reached before eighteen. (ESSNA) Sexual Exploitation of Children in the field of tourism- is sexual exploitation commercial for a child or adolescent by a person or persons traveling within their own country or abroad, and undertake sexual activity with children or adolescents, with the complicity by omission or action of service provider’s tourist.
Child Pornography- it includes any representation of a child and / or adolescent engaging in sexual activities or encouraging them, any representation of a minor predominantly sexual purposes, any organization of live entertainment of any sexual representations of children and adolescents. Pornography can be transmitted by any means.
UNICEF or the United Nations Fund for Children- it is a program United Nations (UN) that provides humanitarian aid and developing children and mothers in developing Countries. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It is an international treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 1989 and to which they have joined more than 190 states, which undertake to respect the rights of 5 children. The CRC recognizes children as subjects of law, but makes the adult subject’s responsibilities.
Optional Protocol. It is the additional protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, of child prostitution and the use of child pornography. Resolution A / RES / 54/263 United Nations issued 25 May 2000, entered into force on January 18, 2002.
In compliance with the policy on the protection of the rights of children, and adolescents on all forms of sexual exploitation, our organization and its collaborators are obliged to:
- While providing accommodation services, food and recreation, refrain from any practice, information or tourist orientation, which somehow promote, hinted or may lead to any form of sexual exploitation, pornography and sexual tourism with children and adolescents, including the use of photographic, recording or video.
- To inform the competent authorities any fact or situation they know to be suspicious, who has given or may give rise to sexual exploitation of children and adolescents, including the existence of sites related to the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.
- Encourage your suppliers to adopt a policy similar to reach internally adopted and incorporated into the contracts entered by each company.