Looking back at 2017

2017 was a very special year. Together with our partners and sponsors we achieved a lot in the fight against child exploitation. We are looking back at 2017 with the most remarkable and hopeful news for the children that we are helping. 


India start met het legaliseren van micamijnen kinderarbeid Terre des Hommes

In one of the most prominent mica mining states in India, Jharkhand, authorities have begun the process of legalising mica mining. Read more about this great step in the fight against child exploitation >>

Sweetie 2.0 spoort automatisch daders van webcamseks met kinderen Terre des Hommes

The Sweetie 2.0 chatbot can track down potential perpetrators of webcam child sex in multiple chatrooms and send out warnings. Learn more >>

9.000 kindbruiden in Bangladesh krijgen hulp Terre des Hommes

Following successful implementation of the project ‘Initiatives for Married Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment (IMAGE)’, Terre des Hommes Netherlands Bangladesh Country Office and other implementing partners launched a second phase of the project called ‘IMAGE PLUS’. Find out more about this unique project for child brides >> 

Arrestaties en veroordelingen van meerdere kindersekstoeristen Terre des Hommes

Several child sex tourists have been arrested and convicted with the help of Terre des Hommes. Read more about arrests of child sex tourists in Nepal >>

Noodhulp voor Rohingya vluchtkinderen in Myanmar Terre des Hommes

An enormous humanitarian disaster unfolded this year in the border area between Bangladesh and Myanmar. Half a million Rohingyas have made a hasty escape to Bangladesh, as a result of extreme violence. Here they survive under inhumane conditions in makeshift refugee camps while facing starvation. Terre des Hommes takes action. Learn more >> 

Meer dan 18.000 Syrische vluchtkinderen weer naar school Terre des Hommes

18.682 Syrian refugee children and vulnerable children in Libanon and Jordan go back to school thanks to a collaboration between Terre des Hommes, War Child Holland and AVSI, funded by the EU Madad Fund. Read more about this project that offers Syrian refugee children a future >>

Bedrijfsleven strijdt mee tegen kinderuitbuiting in Kenia Terre des Hommes

Turkana, in the northern part of Kenya, used to be one of the poorest parts of the country. Until they found oil. The economic growth in the region is both a blessing and a curse. Children run a higher risc of being exploitated. Terre des Hommes and British company Tullow Oil both agree that it is time to take action. Learn more about this partnership to fight child exploitation >>