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Hotel owners: protecting children is profitable

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Hotel owners both from local medium enterprises and big multinationals agreed: implementing a  protective environment for children leads to more profit. They made the statements during the Global Summit on Child Protection in Travel and Tourism in Bogotá. Several companies were discussing with CSO’s ways to protect children during a session of the Down to Zero Alliance.

TdH NL supports Cambodia’s 69th annual International Children’s Day

Cambodia

TdH NL supported the 69th annual International Children’s Day, hosted by the Cambodian National Council for Children (CNCC) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on May 31, 2018.

Philippines government adopts Standards in Building Communities that Protect Children From Trafficking

Philippines government adopts Standards in Building Communities that Protect Children From Trafficking

The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) in the Philippines has released a nationwide memo circular commanding all provincial governors, mayors, barangay chiefs and local councilors to adopt and comply to the Standards in Building Communities that Protect Children From Trafficking.

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Undercover operations lead to multiple arrests of child sex offenders

Philippines

Undercover operations conducted under the umbrella of the 'Sweetie Project', have led to a series of arrests of child sexual abuse offenders in several European countries. 72-Year old Dutch national Hans v C was apprehended earlier this month and described as a serious child sex offender by law enforcement. The arrest follows earlier arrests last month of British national Matthew B.

TdH NL empowered women’s group in the Cagpile community in Oras plant trees with help from funds from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)

Philippines government increases funding to support programmes that improve the lives of girls and young women

Philippines

Violence against young women and girls continues to be a pervasive problem in the Eastern Samar region of the Philippines, but Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH NL) is successfully working to eradicate gender-based violence (GBV) through the Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) programme and has been granted a significant increase in funding from the government.

The dark side of the internet for children - online child sexual exploitation in Kenya

Research confirms Online Child Sexual Exploitation is real in Kenya

Kenia

Kenyan children are performing sexual acts in front of webcams on mobile phones and in cyber cafes for paying clients spread all over the world. Terre des Hommes Netherlands has established the existence of Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE) in the country.

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Syrian refugee children back to school on '5 uur live'

Syria

Hundreds of thousands of refugee children from Syria are waiting in Lebanon and Jordan for peace so that they can return to their homes. Most of them are in a hopeless situation. They live with their families in camps and are especially vulnerable to exploitation, such as child trafficking and child labour. They often can not attend school.

TDH keeps key stakeholders together to fight child labour in the Indian mica industry

India

The image speaks for itself. A young girl chipping small shards of mica from a rock wall with a heavy pickaxe. Her tiny arms barely able to hold up the axe. At a gathering yesterday to discuss challenges and solutions to fight child labour in the Indian mica industry, there wasn’t one person in the room who wasn’t moved by this image.

Carel Kok new director Terre des Hommes

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

Terre des Hommes Netherlands Best practice of Children On The Move programme Ethiopia shared at Child Migrant conference

Best practice of Children On The Move programme Ethiopia shared at Child Migrant conference

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Collaboration with and capacity building of government institutions leads to better secured protection, as well as greater opportunities for safe family reunification of child migrants.