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Resultaat 2017: meer dan 6 miljoen kinderen in 67 landen wereldwijd geholpen

Result 2017: over six million children helped in 67 countries worldwide

In 2017, we helped over six million children in 67 countries worldwide. Read the annual report 2017 of the Terre Des Hommes International Federation.

Two French men arrested on the suspicion of sexually abuse in Nepal

Two French men arrested on the suspicion of sexual abuse in Nepal

Nepal

The Nepalese police have arrested two French men (38 and 42 ) in Kathmandu, on the suspicion of having sexually abused several boys aged 10 to 14 years old.

Collaboration in combat sexual exploitation of children in Indonesia

Collaboration to combat sexual exploitation of children in Indonesia

Indonesia

In Indonesia, a country with more than 17,000 islands and over 300 ethnic groups, the collaboration at national and local level is crucial to combat the sexual exploitation of children.

Research on industrial use of materials not complete

Research on industrial use of materials not complete

India

Last week a research report initiated by the electronics and car industries was published, in which the industrial importance of 37 materials was researched, along with the impact on environmental and social issues. Terre des Hommes welcomes this research, but concludes that it insufficiently makes use of existing sources and data of the industries themselves.

Mercedes-Benz puts mica mineral high on child labour risk list

Mercedes-Benz puts mica mineral high on child labour risk list

India

Mercedes-Benz gives mica mineral top priority on the list of 50 raw materials associated with risks relating to human rights violations, including child labour. An audit team of the car producer has investigated the situation in three Indian mines and has mapped out the supply chain from mine to end product.

Destination Unknown concerned by the situation at the US border

Destination Unknown concerned by the US border situation

Destination Unknown, a network of over 100 organisations worldwide, coordinated by Terre des Hommes, is very concerned by the current situation at the US border with Mexico and the traumatic and detrimental effect it is having on children.

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Hotel owners: protecting children is profitable

General

Hotel owners both from local medium enterprises and big multinationals agreed: implementing a  protective environment for children leads to more profit. They made the statements during the Global Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism in Bogotá. Several companies were discussing with CSO’s ways to protect children during a session of the Down to Zero Alliance.

TdH NL supports Cambodia’s 69th annual International Children’s Day

Cambodia

TdH NL supported the 69th annual International Children’s Day, hosted by the Cambodian National Council for Children (CNCC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 31, 2018.

Philippines government adopts Standards in Building Communities that Protect Children From Trafficking

Philippines government adopts Standards in Building Communities that Protect Children From Trafficking

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the Philippines has released a nationwide memo circular commanding all provincial governors, mayors, barangay chiefs and local councilors to adopt and comply to the Standards in Building Communities that Protect Children From Trafficking.

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Undercover operations lead to multiple arrests of child sex offenders

Philippines

Undercover operations conducted under the umbrella of the 'Sweetie Project', have led to a series of arrests of child sexual abuse offenders in several European countries. 72-Year old Dutch national Hans v C was apprehended earlier this month and described as a serious child sex offender by law enforcement. The arrest follows earlier arrests last month of British national Matthew B.

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