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Duitse kindersekstoerist gearresteerd in Nepal dankzij speurwerk TDH partner

German child sex tourist arrested thanks to TDH partner

Nepal

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

South-Sudan

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!

Netherlands

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

India

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

General
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

Cambodia

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

Netherlands

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.

45.000 Syrische kinderen naar school Terre des Hommes Libanon

Tens of thousands Syrian children attend school

Lebanon
Syria

Hundreds of thousands of refugee children from Syria are awaiting peace in Lebanon and Joran so they can return to their homes. Nearly the same amount of children is also waiting to go to school: a whole generation grows up without much hope of a better future.

800 slachtoffers van seksuele uitbuiting krijgen psychosociale hulp

800 victims of sexual exploitation receive support

General

In the past year, 800 children in Asia who fell victim to sexual exploitation receive supports to alleviate the trauma caused by their experiences. The children were abused by child sex tourists, forced to have webcam sex, or were sexually exploited in other ways.   

588 ex-kindarbeiders weer naar school kinderarbeid terre des hommes oost-afrika

588 former child labourers back to school

General

In the second half of 2016, Terre des Hommes has arranged for 588 former child labourers in East Africa to return to school. This is one of Terre des Hommes’ achievements in its fight against child labour in this region.