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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.

Amsterdam, 30 oktober 2015 - Terre des Hommes heeft opnieuw een prijs in de wacht gesleept met het digitale lokmeisje Sweetie, waarmee webcamseks met kinderen wordt aangepakt. Sweetie 2.0 is onderscheiden met een Accenture Innovation Award, die jaarlijks wordt uitgereikt aan bedrijven en organisaties die uitzonderlijke prestaties leveren op het gebied van innovatie en duurzaamheid. Sweetie ging er met een award vandoor in de categorie Safe & Secure Society.

Sweetie 2.0 wins Accenture Innovation Award

Netherlands

Amsterdam, 30 October 2015 - Terre des Hommes once again won an award for Sweetie, a computer-generated 10-year-old girl used to lure and identify people who engage in webcam sex with children.

Prevention of child marriage in India at the APCCAN 2015 conference in Malaysia

Prevention of child marriage in India at the APCCAN 2015 conference in Malaysia

India

On 24 to 28 October Terre des Hommes was at the 10th Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (APCCAN) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

 

Thailand, Bangkok: 35 organisations will collaborate with Terre des Hommes in 10 countries in Asia to fight against child trafficking and for safe migration. This innovative cross-border programme was launched on 25 October 2015. The programme will be implemented in the following countries; 1. Nepal, 2. India, 3. Bangladesh, 4. Myanmar, ​5. Thailand, 6. Lao PDR, ​7. Cambodia, ​8. Malaysia, ​9. Indonesia and 10. Philippines. Across these 10 countries, 35 partner organizations are involved in the implementati

Programme launched to fight against Child Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in collaboration with 35 organisations in 10 Asian countries

General

Thailand, Bangkok: 35 organisations will collaborate with Terre des Hommes in 10 countries in Asia to fight against child trafficking and for safe migration. This innovative cross-border programme was launched on 25 October 2015. The programme will be implemented in the following countries; 1. Nepal, 2. India, 3. Bangladesh, 4. Myanmar, ​5. Thailand, 6. Lao PDR, ​7.