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Hulp voor 70 slachtoffers van seksuele uitbuiting in Indonesië Terre des Hommes

Support for 70 victims of sexual exploitation in Indonesia

Indonesia

In Indonesia, 70 children who have fallen victim to webcam sex and child sex tourism have received psychosocial support. This is one of the achievements of Terre des Hommes’ programme to fight sexual exploitation in Asia in the second half of 2016.

Terre des Hommes investigates adoptions from Bangladesh

Terre des Hommes investigates adoptions from Bangladesh

Bangladesh

In recent media coverage alleged illegal intercountry adoptions, which took place during the 1970s and 1980s formed a central theme. Children from the Tongi district in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka, were adopted by families in the Netherlands. Terre des Hommes Netherlands was working in Tongi from the 1970s to 2010 to structurally improve the lives of children in Bangladesh.

295 kinderen in Oost-Afrika uit de seksindustrie Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting

295 children saved from the sex industry in East Africa

General

In the second half of 2016, Terre des Hommes has helped 282 girls and 13 boys to get out of the sex industry in East Africa. The children received counselling and, if necessary, were looked after. The children were also provided assistance in going back to school and finding alternative sources of income.

terre des hommes netherlands in asia

Civil Society, UN bodies and Governments from SEA Address Issue related to Children on the Move

General

Civil society, UN organisations and representatives of relevant departments of governments in Southeast Asia came together at a regional conference to discuss and address issues related to children on the move and children affected by migration.

Arrestatie Nederlander voor webcamseks in Filippijnen seksuele uitbuiting Terre des Hommes

Arrestatie Nederlander voor webcamseks in Filippijnen

Philippines

Ook Nederlanders betalen voor webcamseks met kinderen in de Filippijnen. Dat bleek vorige week opnieuw, toen een 34-jarige inwoner van IJmuiden werd aangehouden in zijn woning. Hij zou tegen betaling op bestelling meisjes op de Filippijnen voor de webcam laten misbruiken.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands humanitarian aid for drought relief Turkana Kenya 2017

Drought relief with specific focus on child sexual exploitation in Turkana, Kenya

Kenia

In Turkana, one of the hardest hit counties of Kenya in the ongoing drought crisis, Terre des Hommes Netherlands has started humanitarian aid interventions.

Plea to ensure better protection of children on the move in Africa

Plea to ensure better protection of children on the move in Africa

Ethiopië
Kenia
Oeganda
Tanzania

Children on the move on the African continent and the issues they are facing need to get continuous attention at the highest policy levels in the region. Terre des Hommes Netherlands is advocating for this at the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC).

Vier Cambodjaanse meisjes gered uit handen van Britse kindersekstoerist Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

Four Cambodian girls saved from the hands of British child sex tourist

Cambodia

Four underage girls were rescued in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh from the hands of a 69-year-old British child sex tourist during a raid on his apartment. The man could be arrested, thanks to the help of Terre des Hommes’ partner Action pour les Enfants (APLE).

Kenya launches Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS)

Kenya launches Child Protection Information Management System

Kenia

The Kenyan government has officially launched its Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS). The online portal’s objective is to collect and manage information on child protection related issues, such as statistics on various forms of child exploitation. Moreover, the system tracks and reports on child protection activities in the country.

Filipijnse politie pakt Amerikaan op voor webcamseks met kinderen seksuele uitbuiting Terre des Hommes

Filippino police arrest American citizen for webcam child sex

Philippines

The Filippino police have arrested a 53-year- old man in Manila who produced large-scale webcam sex shows with children for paying customers around the world. The American citizen was caught red-handed when the police raided his house. During the raid the police rescued two girls of 9 and 11 years old.