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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

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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

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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.

Terre des Hommes te gast in Italiaanse parlement

Terre des Hommes guest of the Italian parliament

Italy

The innovative projects via which Terre des Hommes highlights child exploitation can still count on interest from abroad. On 7 October, a delegation from Terre des Hommes gave a presentation to the Italian parliament on Sweetie and the VR Experience.

 

Terre des Hommes heeft met het Sweetie project de Transparant Prijs gewonnen in de categorie ‘Meest impactvolle boegbeeldproject’. Aan de prijs is een bedrag verbonden van 25.000 euro.

Sweetie wins 'Transparant Prijs 2015'

Netherlands

The Terre des Hommes Sweetie project has won the 'Transparant Prijs' in the category 'Flagship project with the most impact’. The award corresponds to a cash amount of € 25.000. 

 

 

In Nepal is een 66-jarige Fransman gerarresteerd op verdenking van seksueel misbruik van minderjarigen. De man kon worden gearresteerd na speurwerk van detectives van Project WATCH. Het is het tweede succes in korte tijd voor het Project WATCH team in Nepal. een anatal weken geleden kon een Deense kindersekstoerist worden veroordeeld op basis van informatie die was verzameld door Project WATCH.

Terre des Hommes tracks down French child sex offender

Nepal

Terre des Hommes Netherlands has achieved remarkable success in its fight against child sex tourism in Asia. A 66-year-old French national under surveillance by private detectives of the child protection organisation was arrested last month in Nepal. The man is suspected of having abused a 15-year-old boy.