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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.

In a bid to protect children from all kinds of abuse and violence, the 'Destination Unknown' campaign was launched in Nepal on the fourth of December. Destination Unknown is an international campaign to protect children on the move, which is led by Terre des Hommes.

Children on the Move Campaign launched in Nepal

Nepal

In a bid to protect children from all kinds of abuse and violence, the 'Destination Unknown' campaign was launched in Nepal on the fourth of December. Destination Unknown is an international campaign to protect children on the move, which is led by Terre des Hommes.

 

Spelen Rio tragedie voor duizenden kinderen

Rio 2016: The Exclusion Games

General

The fourth edition of the ‘Mega-events and Human Rights violations in Rio de Janeiro Dossier’, launched at the same time as the executive board of the IOC meets in Lausanne to discuss the implementation of the Agenda 2020, shows that violations of housing, working and children’s rights among others mak

´Meer bevoegheden Nederlandse politie in aanpak kinderporno´

"Greater powers for Dutch police in approach to child pornography"

Netherlands

The Dutch police need greater powers when investigating paedophiles according to Hans Guijt, head of special projects at Terre des Hommes. The appeal is prompted by the closing down of a global child pornography network which resulted in an Australian and a Dutch national being sentenced.

 

In the Shinyanga region in Tanzania, Terre des Hommes Netherlands recently rescued 108 child brides. Child marriage is a major challenge in this part of the country. Together with partner organisations, Terre des Hommes Netherlands creates an independent future for these girls.

108 child brides rescued in Tanzania

Tanzania

In the Shinyanga region in Tanzania, Terre des Hommes Netherlands recently rescued 108 child brides. Child marriage is a major challenge in this part of the country. Together with partner organisations, Terre des Hommes Netherlands creates an independent future for these girls.

The ASEAN Community Members gathered in Manila, Philippines, this week to discuss the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The discussion concentrated on challenges and current emerging issues related to child protection within the ASEAN countries. It focused on improved collaboration between ASEAN Member States to protect children from exploitation. This discussion was particularly relevant in relation to the open borders planned for the end of this year within the ASEAN Eco

Working on a Child Friendly ASEAN

General

The ASEAN Community Members gathered in Manila, Philippines, this week to discuss the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The discussion concentrated on challenges and current emerging issues related to child protection within the ASEAN countries. It focused on improved collaboration between ASEAN Member States to protect children from exploitation.

Two years after super typhoon: Filipinos are better prepared for disasters

Philippines

Two years on from the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, the Filipinos are now much better prepared for disasters. Aid donations via Giro555 have reached hundreds of thousands of people. Most of the money has been spent on shelter, water and sanitation and creating sources of income.

Na veroordelingen van online kindermisbruikers in Groot-Brittanië, Denemarken, België, Polen en Australië is voor het eerst een Nederlander veroordeeld dankzij Sweetie.

First Dutch offender arrested thanks to Sweetie

Netherlands

Following convictions of online child sex predators in Great Britain, Denmark, Belgium, Poland and Australia, a Dutch child sex abuser has been arrested for the first time thanks to Sweetie.