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Meer dan 7.000 kinderen eisen hun recht op onderwijs op dankzij ‘Back to the Future’

Over 7,000 children in Lebanon reclaim their right to education

Lebanon

In its first out of three years, the major education initiative ‘Back to the Future’ reached over 7,000 Syrian and Lebanese children.

Oeganda zet de aanpak van kinderhandel hoger op de agenda Terre des Hommes

Uganda pushes issue of child trafficking higher up the agenda

Oeganda

Uganda pushes the problem of child trafficking higher up the political agenda. The country signed the Palermo Protocol against trafficking in persons, women and children, but the government has not yet adopted the protocol. Lobbying by Terre des Hommes’ partner Fida Uganda has helped putting this protocol high on the agenda for ratification.

382 slachtoffers van seksuele uitbuiting geholpen op Cebu in de Filippijnen Terre des Hommes

382 victims of sexual exploitation in the Philippines received assistance

Philippines

In the space of six years, Terre des Hommes provided intensive and substantial assistance to 382 victims of sexual exploitation in Cebu, a province in the Philippines. Local partner organisation Bidlisiw also ensures that children are not afraid to speak up if they or other children are faced with sexual exploitation.

Nederlandse hulporganisaties slaan opnieuw handen ineen voor Irak Terre des Hommes

Once again Dutch aid organisations join forces in Iraq

Iraq

For the fourth time in four years, seven Dutch aid organisations, united in the Dutch Relief Alliance, join forces to provide aid to displaced families in Iraq and those returning. The organisations have been working together in Iraq since 2015 and for the first time expand their aid to more than 76,000 people in the central and western parts of the country.

Kinderhandel bij gemeenten Noord-Holland nog te weinig in beeld Terre des Hommes stopt kinderuitbuiting

Municipalities in the province of North-Holland pay insufficient attention to child trafficking

Netherlands

In the province of North-Holland there has been a decline in the number of registered victims of child sexual exploitation. According to mayor Piet Bruinooge of Alkmaar, only 15 per cent of them are visible.

Positieve resultaten onderzoek naar alternatieve zorg voor kinderen in Azië

Positive results research into alternative care for children in Asia

General

Research has shown that eight shelters for children that Terre des Hommes collaborates with, comply with the required high standards.

Burgemeester van Den Haag bezoekt Terre des Hommes

Mayor of The Hague visits Terre des Hommes

General

Today the mayor of The Hague, Pauline Krikke, visited Terre des Hommes' office. The working visit is part of her getting acquainted with the city. Terre des Hommes had a first. It was Mrs Krikke's first visit to an NGO based in The Hague in the exercise of her function as mayor.

Onderzoek naar kwetsbaarheid van kinderen in Noord-Kenia Terre des Hommes

Research into vulnerability of children in northern Kenya

Kenia

Terre des Hommes will conduct a research how the conditions for children have changed due to the recent economic and administrative developments in the Marsabit region in northern Kenya.

Gilrs Not Brides Alliantie krijgt Geuzenpenning voor strijd tegen kindhuwelijken terre des hommes

Girls Not Brides awarded 'Geuzenpenning' for the fight against child marriages

Bangladesh
India
Tanzania

The 2018 Geuzenpenning (Beggars' medal) was awarded to Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage. This was announced by the Geuzenpenning foundation on Friday. Princess Mabel of Orange, chairwoman of Girls Not Brides, and executive director Lakshmi Sundaram will receive the award.

‘Eerste jaar Loverboymeldpunt WATCH Nederland succesvol’ Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

‘First year Loverboy hotline WATCH Nederland successful’

Netherlands

During the first year of its existence, WATCH Netherlands, hotline and research bureau for sexual exploitation of minors in the Netherlands, including loverboy activities, received 131 reports. Following a first screening for indicators of human trafficking (the criminal offence that covers sexual exploitation), 61 reports prompted intensive investigation by WATCH Netherlands.