Terugkijken op een jaar Girls Advocacy Alliantie Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting van meisjes

Looking back at one year of Girls Advocacy Alliance


In 2016, the five-year program of the Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) began. In the Girls Advocacy Alliance, Terre des Hommes works with the organisations Plan Netherlands and Defence for Children – ECPAT to eliminate violence against girls and young women and to strengthen their economic chances in society through lobbying and advocacy.

Thaise jongen krijgt $25.000 schadevergoeding van Amerikaanse misbruiker seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen Thailand

Thai boy demands compensation from the American who abused him


A Thai boy has demanded compensation for an American court from the American who abused him in Thailand. The compensation is granted. The boy, Tima, gets 25,000 dollars. The 54-year-old American teacher from Alabama is sentenced to 27 years in prison for producing and possessing child pornography. He used to travel to South East Asia for the purpose of abusing children.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands East Africa map with children helped in 2016

Help for 21.413 children in East-Africa


In 2016, Terre des Hommes Netherlands helped 21,413 children in our four East African focus countries Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. One in five was a victim of child exploitation: 1,374 children were rescued from child trafficking, 374 children were withdrawn from sexual exploitation, 2,156 were saved from child abuse, and 416 were helped to stop with child labour.

Duitse kindersekstoerist gearresteerd in Nepal dankzij speurwerk TDH partner

German child sex tourist arrested thanks to TDH partner


The Nepalese police has arrested a German for abusing a child in Nepal. It concerns the 63-year-old Albert K. who was tracked down with partial support in term of conducting thorough research from the local partner of Terre des Hommes. 

Bijna miljoen Zuid-Soedanezen naar Oeganda gevlucht: internationale actie nodig Ollivier Girard TdH Lausanne

Neary a million South- Sudanese have fled to Uganda


Fourteen Dutch humanitairian aid organisations are ringing the alarm bells today, 6 years after the creation of South-Sudan, now that nearly one million South-Sudanese have crossed the border to Uganda. On the 9th of July, South-Sudan exists exactly 6 years.

Strijd mee tegen loverboys, bestel de poster! Seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen Nederland Terre des Hommes

Join the fight against loverboys, order the poster!


Order the WATCH Netherlands poster now and join the fight against loverboys in the Netherlands.

terre des hommes netherlands in India

India: girls forced into sex work in the name of religion


In 2016, as a result from Terre des Hommes Netherlands’ combating sexual exploitation of children programme in India, at least 38 parents from eight villages decided not to include their young girls in Devadasi system and allow them to go back to school.


380,359 children supported in 2016 Annual Report 2016 Terre des Hommes Netherlands

380,359 children supported in 2016

The annual report of 2016 is finalised. It was a special year: that of our fiftieth anniversary. This anniversary causes mixed feelings. On one hand we are thankful for the trust and support we have been receiving from donors and others for so long. On the other hand however, it is quite confrontational to realise that our work is still needed.
Rotterdammer opgepakt voor misbruik zesjarig Cambodjaans meisje Seksuele uitbuiting Cambodja

Dutchman arrested for abuse of 6-year-old Cambodian girl


A 42-year-old man from the Dutch city Rotterdam was arrested in Cambodia this week on suspicion of repeatedly abusing a six-year-old Cambodian girl. Terre des Hommes’ local partner was tipped off about the possible abuse and within a week helped the mother save her daughter.

Europese campagne waarschuwt voor online chantage van kinderen seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen Terre des Hommes

European awareness campaign warns for 'sextorsion' or 'webcam blackmailing' of children


Often referred to as ‘sextortion’ or ‘webcam blackmailing’, the online coercion and extortion of children, a form of digital blackmail where sexual information or images are used to extort sexual material, sexual favours or money, has skyrocketed in the past years, but remains largely underreported.