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Advocacy for improved online safety of children in Kenya

Advocacy for improved online safety of children in Kenya

Kenia

Terre des Hommes Netherlands has recently participated in various stakeholder forums as part of its programme addressing Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) in Kenya.

Down to Zero, a programme to stop sexual exploitation, works!

General

Stopping the sexual exploitation of children. It might seem like an impossible task. There are around two million children who are victims worldwide. An independent evaluation of the programme Down to Zero shows us that it is possible to stop it.

Protection for 451 Kuria girls against FGM in Tanzania

Protection for 451 Kuria girls against FGM

Tanzania

February 6 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Many girls in sub-Sahara Africa grow up knowing that FGM is their foreland. FGM has lifelong repercussions for the women and girls who underwent it. It is not only a breach of the law, but a violence of their rights.

Jail is no place for a child

Jail is no place for a child

Philippines

We, member organizations of the Girls Advocacy Alliance and Down to Zero Alliance in the Philippines, are committed to the protection of children.  We envision a world where no child suffers domestic violence, sexual abuse, trafficking, exploitation and dangerous labor.

British male arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse

Nepal

Last weekend a British male (50) has been arrested by the Nepalese police, on the suspicion of child sexual abuse and the production and distribution of child pornography on a grand scale. The suspect has been arrested with help of civilian researchers of an organisation set up by NGO Terre des Hommes Netherlands to fight child sex tourism.

Vatican News makes documentary about Back to the Future

Syria

The Vatican news channel, Vatican News, made a documentary about children who fled from Syria to Jordan and Lebanon. It provides a wonderful image of the children that are able to go back to school thanks to the programme Back to the Future. 

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.

Austrian man sentenced to 8 years in prison in Nepal for child abuse

Nepal

On the 5th of December 2018, 47 year old Austrian man was sentenced to 8 years in prison in Nepal for sexual abuse of underage boys. The man was on remand ever since his arrest in September 2017. The child abuser was arrested after almost a year and a half of research and observation by researchers of our local partner organisation.

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.