Austrian man sentenced to 8 years in prison in Nepal for child abuse


On the 5th of December 2018, 47 year old Austrian man was sentenced to 8 years in prison in Nepal for sexual abuse of underage boys. The man was on remand ever since his arrest in September 2017. The child abuser was arrested after almost a year and a half of research and observation by researchers of our local partner organisation.

Online seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen (OCSE) neemt toe in Cambodja

Nine Chinese men arrested in Cambodia for online child sexual exploitation


Nine Chinese men were arrested last week in Siem Reap, Cambodia for trading large scale pornographic materials of children. The men were arrested during raids on guesthouse rooms and rental houses at three different locations in Siem Reap’s  Svay Dangkum and Slakram communes.

Watch Nederland asks clients to report teen prostitution


Starting today, Watch Nederland is recruiting clients searching for paid sex in the fight against the sexual exploitation of minors. Clients that are confronted with teen prostitutes are being asked to take responsibility by refusing the sex appointment and anonymously report it on

Terre des Hommes' winning pitch on the UN Forum on Busines and Human Rights

Terre des Hommes wins pitch UN Forum on Business and Human rights


With our approach on ‘Multi stakeholder partnerships to end child labour’ in India, Terre des Hommes has won the pitch for best case example at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, held this week in Geneva.

Child marriage cases are on the rise in Kerala, India

Child marriage cases are on the rise in Kerala, India


According to a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) desk study done by Terre des Hommes Netherlands, child marriage in the developed state of Kerala, India, is on the rise.

Terre des Hommes cooperates in VPRO investigation into missing children


At least 7,024 refugee children went missing from asylum centres in Europe in 2017. Terre des Hommes joins the search, looking for children who are sexually abused.

TdH hosts National Children’s Solution Summit with local partners in the Philippines

TdH hosts National Children’s Solution Summit with local partners in the Philippines


Terre des Hommes in the Philippines proudly joined forces this week with partners to host the first ever National Children's Solutions Summit on Combating Online Sexual Exploitation of Children (OSEC) in Cebu City, the Philippines.



Photographer Marieke van de Velden visited two shelters for victims of sexual exploitation in Thailand for Down to Zero. You can see her touching photographs as of 20 November at Humanity House in The Hague.

Newspaper Trouw covers human trafficking extensively


The number of child victims of sexual exploitation is estimated at one thousand three hundred a year. However, this may be just the tip of the iceberg. Terre des Hommes and four other organisations have fought this type of abuse in the Coalition against Sexual Child exploitation since 2016.

Child pornography maker sentenced to 5 years in jail in Cambodia


The Dutch Schiphol pastor Nico S. was sentenced in Cambodia to 5 years imprisonment for making child pornography. This happened in April of this year.  Of these 5 years, 3 are conditional. This was reported by our partner organisation in Cambodia which tracked the suspect down in 2017 after he was spotted by an informant.