Nieuws

Het Nationale Ballet biedt donateurs backstage rondleiding aan Daniel Montero Real ambassadeur Terre des Hommes

The Dutch National Ballet offers donors backstage tour

Netherlands

Terre des Hommes Netherlands donors can receive a free backstage tour on Friday 31 March and Wednesday 5 April 2017 if they buy a ticket for the show Onegin by The National Ballet for one of these dates.

De koning ontmoet Sweetie tijdens bezoek aan de The Hague Security Delta Terre des Hommes Sweetie seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

Dutch King meets Sweetie during visit to The Hague Security Delta

General

His Majesty the King of the Netherlands has been introduced to Sweetie 2.0, the chatbot which addresses worldwide webcam sex with children, during a working visit to The Hague Security Delta (HSD).

‘Grote publiek belangrijke rol in aanpak mensenhandel’ #maakhetzichtbaar Centrum Kinderhandel Mensenhandel Terre des Hommes kinderhandel Nederland

‘General public plays important role in tackling trafficking’

Netherlands

Every day, hundreds of children, young people and adults are exploited in The Netherlands. On Tuesday 21 March 2017, the Centre against Child trafficking and Human trafficking (CKM) starts the awareness campaign ‘Make it visible’ with the aim of raising awareness with the general public about this issue and of countering prejudice.

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

General

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

General

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.