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LEGISLATION


 

TOGO

Legislation against child sex tourism

 

Laws and regulations which can be used to:

  • prohibit or prevent the organization and advertising of sex tours and trips
Articles 88, 89 and 90. Violation of accepted standards of behaviour
  • prohibit or prevent the organization and advertising of sex tours and trips especially affecting children
According to articles 88, 89 and 90 the penal clauses related to pornography are also applicable to children under 18

 

Penalties relating to sex offences and crime against children in the country

  • for the sex exploiter (customer)

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Penalty

Under 14 years
Art. 87, Rape and violation 5 - 10 years of imprisonment, in some cases even up to 20 years of imprisonment
Under 14 years Art. 85
Any indecent act perpetrated or attempted without violence against a minor
1 - 5 years of imprisonment
Under 14 years Art. 85
Physical or mental threat of minor
5 - 10 years of imprisonment
  • for the manager, controller, pimp or owner of a prostitution place

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Under 14 years Art. 93 and 95
  • for the procurer or trafficker who procures, seduces or traffics another person for prostitution

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Penalty

 Under 14 years Art. 93 and 95

Art. 78
Trafficking and corruption of minors

5 years of imprisonment
Under 12 years Art. 79
Trafficking and corruption of minors
10 - 20 years of imprisonment
     
  • for the offender who detains or confines another person for prostitution

Age of child

Type of sexual offence/crime

Under 14 years Art. 23 and 25A

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