Joan van Niekerk, of the South African Law Commission and a Director of Child Line, says five years ago the government participated in an international conference in Stockholm, Germany on issues of child trafficking and prostitution. She says commitments the government made then to deal with the growing problem of child prostitution and trafficking have not been translated from paper into practice. Van Niekerk says even the laws that deal with sexual offences against children are not enough to address the situation.

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