Child Sexual Exploitation In accordance with Law 679 of August 3, 2001 issued by the Congress of the Republic, which dictates provisions to prevent and counteract exploitation, pornography and sex tourism with minors. In accordance with the provisions of said Law, all persons must prevent, block, combat and report the exploitation, accommodation, use, publication, dissemination of images, texts, documents, audiovisual files, improper use of global information networks, or the establishment of telematic links of any kind related to pornographic material or allusive to sexual activities of minors. Failure to comply with the foregoing could generate criminal and / or administrative liability.
Policy for the prevention of child sexual exploitation. NUEVA LENGUA SAS is committed to preventing the exploitation and sexual abuse of minors associated with tourism, therefore we develop the following prevention activities: The passenger is informed “in all our plans, article 16 of Law 679 of August 03, 2001, protection of minors from prostitution ”. Request information from clients about their identity document: passport if you are a foreigner and citizenship card if you are a national. In the case of minors, identity card or civil registry, kinship is verified that identifies them with first degree kinship, if the person travels with another minor relative other than the child, it is reported that they must carry a letter parental authorization to travel.
Do not allow the sale of tourist packages when there is a suspicion that it may be a case of sexual abuse of minors. In this case, the agency's employees must avoid selling the tourist plan to the person at all costs. For no reason the employees, suppliers, guides and operators may promote or offer tourist packages, sites, images, texts, advertising, video, or any means in which sexual activities with minors are shown. Constantly train and sensitize employees, suppliers, clients, guides and external agencies.
The CODE OF CONDUCT TO PREVENT AND AVOID THE USE AND SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF BOYS, GIRLS AND ADOLESCENTS IN TOURIST ACTIVITY is established, which is disclosed and signed by the employees, guides and operators. The agency adopted and signed the Pact "Bogota against the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents associated with travel and tourism." BOGOTÁ PACT AGAINST COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF BOYS, GIRLS AND ADOLESCENTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRAVEL AND TOURISM Travel agencies, lodging and lodging establishments, land transport companies, bars and restaurants of tourist interest, tourist guides and other providers of tourist services in Bogotá DC who signed this agreement: We know that although tourism is not the cause of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents, it provides anonymity to potential exploiters and its infrastructure can facilitate the clandestine performance of exploitation actions.
We are aware of the serious consequences that the activities of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children associated with tourism have, both for the tourism industry and for society in general and for children and adolescents in particular. We recognize our responsibility to protect children and adolescents from any type of action that facilitates their Commercial Sexual Exploitation and that threatens their physical integrity and adequate sexual development. We know and accept the Code of Conduct that we have signed in compliance with Law 679 of 2001, and we renew our commitment to fully comply with the mandates established therein.
We declare our willingness to work together with public authorities, international organizations, NGOs and among ourselves, in the construction and implementation of the strategy "Bogotá against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Boys, Girls and Adolescents in travel and tourism 2009 -2011 ”, aimed at strengthening the prevention and control measures necessary for the eradication of this scourge. We will promote spaces for reflection and training on this topic among our employees and collaborators.