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54 street connected children have been rescued off the streets of Kampala, Uganda

From nights on the streets to a warm bed

Oeganda

A total of 54 street connected children have been rescued off the streets of Uganda’s capital Kampala. All children were made to beg on the streets. Among them were eight babies, who were exploited by their ‘mothers’ to collect more money. The children, 36 girls and 18 boys, have been hosted in specialised shelters and spent the night in a warm bed.

African CSOs jointly voice child rights issues before the African Union

African CSO's jointly voice child rights issues before the African Union

African civil society organisations (CSOs) have jointly been voicing child rights issues in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to present them to the African Union and specifically its African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC).

Evidence on Online Child Sexual Exploitation in Kenya presented to the African Union

Evidence on Online Child Sexual Exploitation in Kenya presented to the African Union

Kenia

Terre des Hommes Netherlands has presented evidence from Kenya on Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) to the African Union. During the first ever Continental Consultation on Ending OCSE in Africa, we shared our expertise and insights from our rapid assessment, baseline survey and experience in the country.

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.