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Study: Migrants Including Children Face Exploitation Risks in ASEAN

Terre des Hommes Netherlands launched a new report in Bangkok on 26th of May, 2017 titled ‘Open Borders: Comparative Study of the Potential Impact of the ASEAN Economic Community on Child Migration and Trafficking’. The report finds that both in the EU and within ASEAN, migrants face exploitation risks in both formal and informal migration.

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Civil Society, UN bodies and Governments from SEA Address Issue related to Children on the Move

Civil society, UN organisations and representatives of relevant departments of governments in Southeast Asia came together at a regional conference to discuss and address issues related to children on the move and children affected by migration.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands humanitarian aid for drought relief Turkana Kenya 2017

Drought relief with specific focus on child sexual exploitation in Turkana, Kenya

Kenya

In Turkana, one of the hardest hit counties of Kenya in the ongoing drought crisis, Terre des Hommes Netherlands has started humanitarian aid interventions.

Plea to ensure better protection of children on the move in Africa

Plea to ensure better protection of children on the move in Africa

Ethiopia
Kenya
Uganda
Tanzania

Children on the move on the African continent and the issues they are facing need to get continuous attention at the highest policy levels in the region. Terre des Hommes Netherlands is advocating for this at the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC).

Vier Cambodjaanse meisjes gered uit handen van Britse kindersekstoerist Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

Four Cambodian girls saved from the hands of British child sex tourist

Cambodia

Four underage girls were rescued in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh from the hands of a 69-year-old British child sex tourist during a raid on his apartment. The man could be arrested, thanks to the help of Terre des Hommes’ partner Action pour les Enfants (APLE).

Kenya launches Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS)

Kenya launches Child Protection Information Management System

Kenya

The Kenyan government has officially launched its Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS). The online portal’s objective is to collect and manage information on child protection related issues, such as statistics on various forms of child exploitation. Moreover, the system tracks and reports on child protection activities in the country.

Filipijnse politie pakt Amerikaan op voor webcamseks met kinderen seksuele uitbuiting Terre des Hommes

Filippino police arrest American citizen for webcam child sex

Philippines

The Filippino police have arrested a 53-year- old man in Manila who produced large-scale webcam sex shows with children for paying customers around the world. The American citizen was caught red-handed when the police raided his house. During the raid the police rescued two girls of 9 and 11 years old.

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India starts legalising mica mines

India

In one of the most prominent mica mining states in India, Jharkhand, authorities have begun the process of legalising mica mining by putting them up for auction, a senior government official said on Thursday to the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF). TRF journalists discovered last year that child labourers died in illegale mica mines.

UEFA stelt respect voor mensenrechten verplicht Terre des Hommes kinderrechten Children Win!

UEFA: respect human rights

General

In order to be allowed to organize the 2024 European Championship, the UEFA requires the organizing country to respect human rights. It is the first time for the UEFA to make it compulsory for human rights to be respected.

Kinderen eisen achterstallig loon op Terre des Hommes Kinderarbeid Tanzania

Children claim overdue wages

Uganda
Tanzania

In the second half of 2016, 72 child labourers in East Africa received legal assistance by Terre des Hommes. They were often employed as domestic workers and were advised on their employment rights or received assistance to claim overdue wages. 22 arbitration proceedings were submitted to a special conciliation committee. In all these cases, the employer eventually paid the overdue wages.

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