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Steeds grotere netwerken achter webcamseks met kinderen

Increasingly large networks behind webcam sex with children

Philippines

According to the Philippine police, an increasing number of children become victim of webcam child sex tourism. Recent raids on so-called cyberdens prove this. The police uncover increasingly growing networks of families and neighbours who have children perform sex shows in front of the webcam for paying customers, often from Western countries.

270.000 kinderen in Zuid-Soedan ondervoed Terre des Hommes noodhulp Giro555

270.000 undernourished children in South Sudan

South-Sudan

In South Sudan, millions of people are at the risk of starvation. It has been estimated that at least 270,000 children in the country are undernourished. Terre des Hommes takes action to prevent children and their families from starving to death.

Terre des Hommes stelt interim directeur aan Terre des Hommes Carel Kok

Terre des Hommes appoints interim director

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Due to protracted illness of Albert Jaap van Santbrink, the Supervisory Board appointed Carel Kok as interim director of Terre des Hommes this week. 

Terre des Hommes Netherlands child protection in health context workshop AHAIC 2017

“Child protection is essential in achieving a healthier Africa”

Ethiopië
Kenia
Oeganda
Tanzania

Health practitioners at all levels can and should play a key role in recognising victims of child abuse and exploitation. In addition, health practitioners should ensure that children are protected at all times while getting health services. Terre des Hommes Netherlands has been lobbying for these two issues during the Africa Health Agenda 2017 International Conference (AHAIC 2017).

Terre des Hommes Watch Nederland Observatie & Actie Unit

1200 men react to 7 bait adverts

Netherlands

Over 1200 reactions were received from men after seven bait advertisements were placed on sex sites. The advertisements were online for 1.5 up to 24 hours. Half of the men, whom were then engaged in conversation through mail or chat, wanted to go ahead and fix a sex date after they were told a minor was involved.

FIFA benoemt Terre des Hommes tot lid adviesraad mensenrechten

Terre des Hommes appointed to FIFA human rights advisory board

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Terre des Hommes has been appointed as a founder member of a new human rights advisory board set up by FIFA.

Terre des Hommes kindersekstoerisme

Convicted Child Abuser gets too light a punishment

Cambodia

Dutchman Cees C. who was previously convicted in Cambodia is again convicted in the Netherlands. He received a punishment which consisted of 240 hours community service and 180 days imprisonment, of which 177 days were probationary detention, for the possession of child pornography. The punishment is too light, according to Terre des Hommes Netherlands.

International premiere of documentary ‘Children of the Webcam’ Terre des Hommes webcamseks met kinderen

International premiere of documentary ‘Children of the Webcam’

Philippines

Today the documentary ‘Children of the Webcam’ will be shown in Manila, capital of the Philippines, to an audience of no less than six hundred men. The documentary about online sexual exploitation of children in the Philippines was established in close cooperation with Terre des Hommes. The public today consists mainly of employees of the Philippine police, civil servants and journalists.

'Europe, your decisions concern life or death'.  A letter of 156 ngo's to Europe Terre des Hommes Vluchtelingen

'Europe, your decisions concern life or death'

General

'Europe, your decisions concern life and death. Show leadership and show that you stand for the rights and values, which are ​the founding principles of the European Union for over 60 years.' That's the message of a letter on behalf of 156 NGOs, including Terre des Hommes.

Giro555 start actie Help Slachtoffers Hongersnood Terre des Hommes noodhulp Zuid-Soedan

Giro555 launches help famine victims campaign

South-Sudan

Today, the Cooperating Aid Organizations (Samenwerkende Hulporganisaties) announce a national campaign for famine victims in Yemen, north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia and South Sudan. In total, 20 million people are suffering from serious malnutrition in these and neighbouring countries. In South Sudan alone, 100,000 people are living on the brink of starvation.