Voice for Change
On the Way to Innovative and Emerging SEC Solutions

On the Way to Innovative and Emerging SEC Solutions

Terre des Hommes Netherlands in the Philippines together with its Down to Zero Alliance partners, ECPAT Philippines and Plan International conducted a capacity building session last February 28-March 1, 2022. This served as an opportunity for the alliance members to...

Focus Group on Child Safety by Design

Focus Group on Child Safety by Design

Terre des Hommes Netherlands is conducting a research that is aimed at identifying best practices examples of child safety by design protecting children from OSEC and child sexual abuse material (CSAM) as well as translating those solutions into advocacy and policy...

Vio’s Inspiration to Help Other Children

Vio’s Inspiration to Help Other Children

Vio is a Child Rights Advocate of Yayasan Embun Pelangi (YEP), a Terre des Hommes partner in Indonesia. Since 2019, she has dedicated her time in being a voice for other children as a Chairman of RAEKSA, a child-led group that empowers children and youth. “The reason...

A vote against sexual exploitation

A vote against sexual exploitation

In 2018 photographer Marieke van der Velden visited two shelters supported by Down to Zero in Thailand. She portrayed teenagers and listened to their stories about what it means to be able to work towards a new future with support. Yo was one of the youngsters, who...

Carl’s Development as a Confident Changemaker

Carl’s Development as a Confident Changemaker

Carl is a leader of the Agent of Change for Children and Teens (ACT) group in the Philippines. His group is supported by FORGE, a Terre des Hommes Netherlands partner in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu. His desire to support his peers have helped him personally transform into a...

Training on Online OSEC responders

Training on Online OSEC responders

A response to the need to protect the children who find themselves locked up since March 15, 2020 to be able to report cases of abuse and to share their difficulties due to the Covid pandemic. And while the lockup measures are necessary to curb the spread of Covid 19...

Learning Exchange with other Child & Youth Advocacy Groups

Learning Exchange with other Child & Youth Advocacy Groups

Local implementing partner in the Philippines, Bidlisiw Foundation through their Peer Support Group conducted a learning exchange activity aimed to network and learn from other youth leaders and organizations how to manage, grow and sustain their youth groups to...

Advocacy Training for the Child Rights Advocates

Advocacy Training for the Child Rights Advocates

The training was organized by TDHNL and Children's Legal Bureau that aims to make young people effective in responding to challenges in their community including various forms of abuse and abuse of minors. Part of the learning for the participants were the how's of a...

Policy Advocacy Agenda

Policy Advocacy Agenda

FORGE child advocates presented their advocacies through a policy agenda to the barangay level while identifying their own major issues as youth and children. They themselves formulated a Policy Advocacy Agenda Plan and have lobbied it to their respective barangay...