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Terre des Hommes Netherlands and like minded organisations have joined forces in advocating for improvements in legislation for children in Kenya. Goal is to push for a quick enactment of the draft Children’s Bill, since the Children’s Act of 2001 which is currently under review is outdated in certain aspects. Terre des Hommes Netherlands feels the new bill is important...

Advocacy for new Children’s Bill in Kenya

Kenia

Terre des Hommes Netherlands and like minded organisations have joined forces in advocating for improvements in legislation for children in Kenya. Goal is to push for a quick enactment of the draft Children’s Bill, since the Children’s Act of 2001 which is currently under review is outdated in certain aspects.

Roelof Hemmen, Dolores Leeuwin en Brooke Newman nieuwe TDH ambassadeurs

Roelof Hemmen, Dolores Leeuwin and Brooke Newman new TDH ambassadors

General

TV and radio journalist Roelof Hemmen, presenter Dolores Leeuwin and dancer Brooke Newman join the Terre des Hommes family. With their individual talents, they are committed to stop child exploitation. Today actress Thekla Reuten and Dutch pop trio 3JS presented their new fellow ambassadors at the New Year reception of Terre des Hommes.

Terre des Hommes brengt voedselpakketten naar Aleppo

Terre des Hommes sends food packages to Aleppo

Syria

The battle appears to be over in Aleppo. The last opposition fighters have left the city. But even though the battle has reached its’ end, the emergency is far from over. Hundreds of thousands of civilians are victims of the fighting that has raged in the city for years and they are in urgent need of food, water, shelter, clothing and blankets for the imminent winter.

Kamer stemt in met inzet Sweetie in Nederland

House of representatives approves application of "Sweetie" in the Netherlands

Netherlands

The Dutch police is now allowed to apply Sweetie. Today, a majority of the House of Representatives approved an amendment to the legislative proposal Computer Crime III which enables the Dutch police force to use a virtual child like Sweetie in the investigating and possible prosecution of online child sex abusers.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands National Ballet Daniel Montero Real

Ballet dancer Daniel Montero Real becomes a new Terre des Hommes Netherlands' ambassador

Netherlands

Today, Terre des Hommes Netherlands presented their new goodwill ambassador Daniel Montero Real at the National Ballet in Amsterdam. Daniel, a dancer with the National Ballet is committed to promoting Terre des Hommes Netherlands, a child  rights organization and expert in situations of exploitation.

Steeds meer seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen in het Keniaans toerisme

Sexual exploitation of children in Kenyan tourism on the rise

Kenia

Sexual exploitation of children in the travel and tourism industry in Kenya is on the rise, according to a recent study by ANPPCAN Regional Office in Kenya, partner of Terre des Hommes Netherlands. Almost one third (32%) of the children interviewed have stated that they are victims of sexual exploitation.

 

Guest of Honour Dr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur during his keynote speech

Renowned Child Rights advocates reflect on realisation of child rights in East Africa

Ethiopië
Kenia
Oeganda
Tanzania

Renowned Child Rights advocates such as Dr. Benyam Dawit Mezmur and Lady Justice Martha Koome reflected on the realisation of child rights in East Africa during a regional symposium to mark Terre des Hommes Netherlands’ 50th anniversary.

Kamermeerderheid wil actie tegen webcamseks met kinderen

Majority Dutch parliament supports action against webcamsex with children

Philippines
Netherlands

A considerable majority in parliament urges the Dutch government to take action against sexual exploitation of children through the internet. Particularly in the Philippines, thousands of children are sexually abused in front of a webcam, commissioned by foreign men who pay substantial amounts for it. This phenomenon, known as cybersex in the Philippines, spreads like an epidemic, the age of it

Nelmo Newsong ambassador Terre des Hommes Netherlands in East Africa

Nelmo Newsong ambassador for Terre des Hommes Netherlands

Ethiopië
Kenia
Oeganda
Tanzania

Former beneficiary Nelson Munyiri (also known as Nelmo Newsong) has become the first ever ambassador for Terre des Hommes Netherlands in the East African region. As our ambassador, Nelson is committed to create awareness for our fight against child exploitation. Terre des Hommes Netherlands is proud to welcome this upcoming artist as our ambassador.

Winston Gerschtanowitz Terre des Hommes Nepal

Dutch celebrity unmasks child sex tourist in Nepal

Nepal

"I wanted to kick in that door. But then I would have ruined the whole research." Winston Gerschtanowitz swallows. The Dutch actor and presenter just met a child sex tourist. The Dutch Postal Code Lottery Goodwill Ambassador traveled to Nepal. There he joined the Terre des Hommes Netherlands research team who shadows suspected child abusers and collects evidence against them.