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Stepping up the fight to end violence against children in Cambodia

Stepping up the fight to end violence against children in Cambodia

Cambodia

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH-NL) is an instrumental development partner in Cambodia’s fight to end violence against children.

Online seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen (OCSE) neemt toe in Cambodja

Nine Chinese men arrested in Cambodia for online child sexual exploitation

Cambodia

Nine Chinese men were arrested last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia for trading large scale pornographic materials of children. The men were arrested during raids on guesthouse rooms and rental houses at three different locations in Siem Reap’s  Svay Dangkum and Slakram communes.

Watch Nederland asks clients to report teen prostitution

Netherlands

Starting today, Watch Nederland is recruiting clients searching for paid sex in the fight against the sexual exploitation of minors. Clients that are confronted with teen prostitutes are being asked to take responsibility by refusing the sex appointment and anonymously report it on www.watchnederland.nl.

Terre des Hommes' winning pitch on the UN Forum on Busines and Human Rights

Terre des Hommes wins pitch UN Forum on Business and Human rights

India

With our approach on ‘Multi stakeholder partnerships to end child labour’ in India, Terre des Hommes has won the pitch for best case example at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, held this week in Geneva.

Child marriage cases are on the rise in Kerala, India

Child marriage cases are on the rise in Kerala, India

India

According to a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) desk study done by Terre des Hommes Netherlands, child marriage in the developed state of Kerala, India, is on the rise.

Terre des Hommes cooperates in VPRO investigation into missing children

General

At least 7,024 refugee children went missing from asylum centres in Europe in 2017. Terre des Hommes joins the search, looking for children who are sexually abused.

TdH hosts National Children’s Solution Summit with local partners in the Philippines

TdH hosts National Children’s Solution Summit with local partners in the Philippines

Philippines

Terre des Hommes in the Philippines proudly joined forces this week with partners to host the first ever National Children's Solutions Summit on Combating Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSEC) in Cebu City, the Philippines.

TOUCHING PHOTOGRAPHS IN EXHIBITION 'THIS IS ME'

Thailand

Photographer Marieke van de Velden visited two shelters for victims of sexual exploitation in Thailand for Down to Zero. You can see her touching photographs as of 20 November at Humanity House in The Hague.

Newspaper Trouw covers human trafficking extensively

Netherlands

The number of child victims of sexual exploitation is estimated at one thousand three hundred a year. However, this may be just the tip of the iceberg. Terre des Hommes and four other organisations have fought this type of abuse in the Coalition against Sexual Child exploitation since 2016.

Child pornography maker sentenced to 5 years in jail in Cambodia

Cambodia

The Dutch Schiphol pastor Nico S. was sentenced in Cambodia to 5 years imprisonment for making child pornography. This happened in April of this year.  Of these 5 years, 3 are conditional. This was reported by our partner organisation in Cambodia which tracked the suspect down in 2017 after he was spotted by an informant.

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