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Terre des Hommes Netherlands has been awarded Level 1 certification for safeguarding children following an assessment by the global child safeguarding movement Keeping Children Safe. An important milestone in our work as a child rights focused organisation dedicated to improve the lives of exploited children.

Level 1 certification for safeguarding children

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As a member organisation of the Terre Des Hommes International Federation, Terre des Hommes Netherlands has been awarded Level 1 certification for safeguarding children following an assessment by the global child safeguarding movement Keeping Children Safe.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands has launched her programme against Child Exploitation in East Africa, together with her civil society partners from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The programme aims to safeguard 6,900 children from exploitation, protect 8,500 at risk children through education and reach 52,000 vulnerable children through awareness raising activities, with a total budget for 2016 of € 3.95 million.

Launch of East Africa programme against Child Exploitation

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Tanzania

Terre des Hommes Netherlands has launched her programme against Child Exploitation in East Africa, together with her civil society partners from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Onderzoek in Bangladesh, mede mogelijk gemaakt door Terre des Hommes, toont aan dat kinderen die werken in de huishouding ernstig worden uitgebuit en vaak slachtoffer zijn van fysieke of psychische mishandeling en seksueel misbruik. De kinderen moeten gemiddeld 15.9 uur per dag werken voor een minimaal salaris. Deze huisslaafjes zijn extra kwetsbaar, omdat het misbruik achter gesloten deuren plaatsvindt. Daardoor krijgt deze vorm van uitbuiting nauwelijks aandacht, behalve wanneer een kind ernstig gewond ra

Survey finds hidden child slavery in Bangladeshi homes

Bangladesh

The results of a survey of 1200 respondents in Bangladesh, co-funded by Terres des Hommes Netherlands, found that 87.7% of child domestic labourers are girls who often face physical, mental and sexual abuse and exploitations while working 15.9 hours on average per day for Taka 1266.7 (16.15$/14.20€) per month.

Regional consultation with civil society organisations discusses how to make real Southeast Asia’s governments’ ambition for zero tolerance on all forms of violence against women and children

ASEAN CONSULTS CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS TO ELIMINATE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN

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On 29 and 30 March in Bangkok the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) and Forum Asia held a consultation with civil society organisations on the implementation of its regional plans of action on the elimination of violence against women and children, adopted by ASEAN in late 2015.

Duizend kinderen in Bangladesh uit de prostitutie terre des hommes seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

1.000 children in Bangladesh saved from prostitution

Bangladesh

This year a major programme has started in Bangladesh to stop sexual exploitation of children. In the next three and a half years it aims to save at least a thousand children from prostitution and prevent sexual exploitation of these children.

Terre des Hommes participating in roundtable meeting to end violence against children in Asia

General

High-level representatives from eight countries in South Asia are meeting in Sri Lanka from 14 to 15 March to renew and strengthen their commitment to end violence against children in the region. For the very first time, the right of all children to live free from fear and violence is recognised on the  international development agenda through the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

On 3 March 2016 Terre des Hommes Netherlands launched its three year programme against sexual exploitation of children online and in travel and tourism. This programme is implemented in nine countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Thailand) for a planned amount of EUR 12 million.

Launch of three year programme against Sexual Exploitation of Children in Asia

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On 3 March 2016 Terre des Hommes Netherlands launched its three year programme against sexual exploitation of children online and in travel and tourism.

Terre des Hommes awarded for contribution against Child Trafficking in Cambodja

Terre des Hommes awarded for contribution against Child Trafficking in Cambodia

Cambodia

Terre des Hommes Netherlands in Cambodia received a special award from the National Committee for Counter Trafficking (NCCT) for its financial and technical contribution to the “The Guidelines for Forms and Procedures for Identification of Victims of Human Trafficking for Appropriate Service Provision”.

 

Sportscenter Time Out komt samen met Radmilo Soda in actie tegen kinderuitbuiting. Op zondag 3 april geeft de personal trainer van het programma Obese en ex-professioneel bokser in sportcenter Time Out in Capelle aan den IJssel een boksclinic en lifestyle lezing. De opbrengst van dit evenement gaat naar de strijd tegen kinderuitbuiting. Schrijf u in voor dit exclusieve event!

Cycling against child exploitation

Netherlands

Sportscenter Time Out takes action against child exploitation. On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of April the sportscenter will transfer De Schenkel sports hall in Capelle aan den IJssel into a spinningparadise where you can cycle against child exploitation. Sign up for this spinningmarathon!

Op 11 januari is in Nepal opnieuw een Fransman gearresteerd op verdenking van kindermisbruik van minderjarige jongens. De man kon gearresteerd worden op basis van informatie die de lokale politie kreeg van het Project WATCH team in Nepal.

Project Watch tracks down another French child sex tourist

Nepal

On 11 January in Nepal, another Frenchman was arrested on suspicion of child abuse of under-aged boys. The man was arrested as the result of information received by the local police from the Project WATCH team in Nepal.