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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

General

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.

Humanitarian aid for displaced in Ukraine

Humanitarian aid for displaced in Ukraine

Ukraine

In December 2015, the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA), started providing humanitarian aid to displaced people in Ukraine. Over five million people have been directly affected by the conflict and approximately one and a half million people are displaced.

Girls at the TFGM training camp in Masanga, Tanzania meisjesbesnijdenis vrouwenbesnijdenis

Alternative rite of passage saves 115 girls from Female Genital Mutilation in Tanzania

Tanzania

During the just concluded cutting season of the Kuria community in Northern Tanzania, 115 girls have been saved from undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Instead of being subjected to the traditional cutting ceremony of the Kuria, they attended a training camp organised by the Association of Termination of Female Genital Mutilation (ATGM), partner of Terre des Hommes Netherlands.

Thanks to a unique partnership between Fier Fryslan, an organisation specialised in gender based violence, and Terre des Hommes Netherlands a series of three trainings on Trauma Healing and Counseling are organised in Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.

Fier trains Terre des Hommes partners in Trauma Healing and Counseling

Philippines
Indonesia
Thailand

Thanks to a unique partnership between Fier, an organisation specialised in gender based violence, and Terre des Hommes Netherlands a series of three trainings on Trauma Healing and Counseling are organised in Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand.

MANILA, Philippines – As worldwide attention on online sexual exploitation of children snowballs, the Sweetie campaign in the Philippines also intensifies. In 2013, Terre des Hommes Netherlands unveiled Sweetie, a virtual 10-year-old Filipina girl with a very distinct task of identifying pedophiles around the globe in selected public chatroom.

Sweetie Campaign in Philippines intensifies

Philippines

As worldwide attention on online sexual exploitation of children snowballs, the Sweetie campaign in the Philippines also intensifies. In 2013, Terre des Hommes Netherlands unveiled Sweetie, a virtual 10-year-old Filipina girl with a very distinct task of identifying pedophiles around the globe in selected public chatroom.