Ook seksdate met virtueel minderjarige nu strafbaar

Sex date with virtual minor now also punishable

Terre des Hommes is glad the bill 'Computer criminality III' was passed by the Dutch Upper Chamber this afternoon. Whoever sets up a sex date online with a minor – and is aware it concerns a minor – is punishable by law from now on. Also in case an adult is hidden behind the profile or advert on the Internet.

Destination Unknown concerned by the situation at the US border

Destination Unknown concerned by the US border situation

Destination Unknown, a network of over 100 organisations worldwide, coordinated by Terre des Hommes, is very concerned by the current situation at the US border with Mexico and the traumatic and detrimental effect it is having on children.

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Hotel owners: protecting children is profitable


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


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


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


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


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'


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


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.