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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.

child labourers in mica mines

India starts legalising mica mines

India

In one of the most prominent mica mining states in India, Jharkhand, authorities have begun the process of legalising mica mining by putting them up for auction, a senior government official said on Thursday to the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF). TRF journalists discovered last year that child labourers died in illegale mica mines.

UEFA stelt respect voor mensenrechten verplicht Terre des Hommes kinderrechten Children Win!

UEFA: respect human rights

General

In order to be allowed to organize the 2024 European Championship, the UEFA requires the organizing country to respect human rights. It is the first time for the UEFA to make it compulsory for human rights to be respected.

Kinderen eisen achterstallig loon op Terre des Hommes Kinderarbeid Tanzania

Children claim overdue wages

Oeganda
Tanzania

In the second half of 2016, 72 child labourers in East Africa received legal assistance by Terre des Hommes. They were often employed as domestic workers and were advised on their employment rights or received assistance to claim overdue wages. 22 arbitration proceedings were submitted to a special conciliation committee. In all these cases, the employer eventually paid the overdue wages.

Nederlander in Cambodja gepakt voor maken kinderporno Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

Dutchman in Cambodia arrested for child pornography

Cambodia

With assistance from Terre des Hommes partner, Action Pour Les Enfants (APLE) a 53-year-old Dutchman was arrested in Cambodia on suspicion of making child pornography.

First webcam sex den revealed in Kenya

First webcam sex den revealed in Kenya

Kenia

Kenyan police officers have raided a house turned into a digital brothel in capital Nairobi. In the house, situated in a lower middle class neighbourhood, more than five girls were engaging in live webcam sex shows with men from around the world, even though the girls all insisted they were just chatting with them.

Terre des Hommes kinderarbeid Tanzania

Negotiators, protect children from climate change

Netherlands

You can hear a pin drop in the Binnenhof. Next to nothing has been released regarding the discussions between VVD, D66, CDA and Groenlinks about a possible coalition. Terre des Hommes wants one very important topic to be taken into those negotiations: the climate.

Een gezin dat Mosul ontvlucht (foto: DRA) Terre des Hommes Noodhulp Irak

Dutch organizations support 170.000 war victims in Iraq

Iraq

In March the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA) started humanitarian operations to assist 170.000 highly vulnerable Iraqi civilians affected by the ongoing military operations in Mosul and the Tigris corridor. Displaced families as well as returnees receive immediate protection support, emergency health care as well as access to safe water and sanitation.