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Filippijnse politie geeft bestanden van online kindermisbruikers vrij Terre des Hommes seksueel misbruik Sweetie

Computer records of child sex abusers released by Philippine police

Philippines

A year and a half after an undercover operation and police action which brought down a notorious cybersex den the Philippine courts have released computer records seized in the raid to the police. The tracking down of individuals whose details are contained in the files can now begin as the Philippine police share the information with their international colleagues.

Overstromingen Bangladesh dwingen ouders tot uithuwelijken van dochters Terre des Hommes kindbruiden

Floods in Bangladesh push parents to marry off their daughters

Bangladesh

In Bangladesh 52 percent of all girls marry before they turn eighteen. At this moment even more girls are at risk of being married off, because of the floods. Whole villages are swept away and families have lost everything. Parents see no other solution than to arrange a marriage for their daughters in order to have a mouth less to feed.

Seksuele uitbuiting down to zero Azië

Working together in fighting sexual exploitation of children pays off

General

Stronger together. This is once again demonstrated by Down to Zero’s first annual report. This alliance between five NGOs (Terre des Hommes, Plan Nederland, Defence for Children – ECPAT, Free a Girl and ICCO Cooperation) joins forces to put an end to commercial sexual exploitation of children in eleven countries in Asia and Latin America by 2020.

NGO-consortium opent met project 'Back to the Future' 19 brede scholen in Libanon vluchtkinderen Syrië noodhulp Terre des Hommes

NGO consortium ‘Back to the Future’ opens 19 educational and community centers across Lebanon

Lebanon
Syria

Financed by the ‘Madad’ EU Trust Fund the project enables 18,682 refugee and vulnerable children to go to school in Lebanon and Jordan.

Ban op seksuele voorlichting opgeheven voor TDH partners in Oeganda

Ban on sex education by TDH partners in Uganda lifted

Oeganda

From now on Terre des Hommes’ partners in Uganda may talk about sexual exploitation in the classroom. To do so, the Ministry of Education provides an exemption from the ban on sex education. Information sessions at schools are important to reach many potential victims of sexual exploitation.

Nederland moet webcrawlers inzetten tegen online seksueel misbruik van kinderen

The Netherlands should deploy web crawlers in the fight against online child sex abuse

Netherlands

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (CCCP) and Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children, Corinne Dettmeijer, recommend for the Dutch police to use web crawlers. Their recommendation is based on research investigating the experiences of victims of child pornography.

Ambassadeur Jan Dulles bezoekt vluchtkinderen in Libanon Terre des Hommes vluchtkinderen

Ambassador Jan Dulles visits refugee children in Libanon

Lebanon
Syria

Terre des Hommes ambassador Jan Dulles of pop trio 3JS travelled to Lebanon to visit the project 'Back to the Future'. Today he described his journey in the Dutch TV programme 'Koffietijd'. 

 

Dille & Kamille verstrekt 100ste pallet aan Terre des Hommes tweedehands winkels kringloopwinkels

Dille & Kamille provides Terre des Hommes with 100th pallet

Netherlands

And suddenly it is there. The hundredth pallet already. The cooperation between Dille & Kamille and Terre des Hommes started in April 2015 and since then dozens of pallets with Dille & Kamille products have gone to the Terre des Hommes shops. These products sold like hot cakes and not only meant a higher turnover, but also more job satisfaction and happy and returning customers.

Sweetie aanwezig bij Cyber Security Week Terre des Hommes seksuele uitbuiting van kinderen

Sweetie present during Cyber Security Week

General

Terre des Hommes’ Sweetie team is present during the Cyber Security Week that starts today. The week revolves around cyber security and the fight against cybercrime. In The Hague in the Netherlands, IT experts, scientists and public authorities share their knowledge. In The Hague Security Delta (HSD) the Sweetie team gives a presentation on the development of the Sweetie 2.0 software.

Strijd tegen kinderarbeid gaat te langzaam Terre des Hommes

The fight against child labour is too slow

Tanzania

152 million children worldwide are still working. The number of child labourers is decreasing, however, the pace at which it decreases is too slow. In this way it will not be feasible to eliminate child labour across the world by 2025. And this is what the United Nations have agreed to in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).