PHILIPPINES: The President ordered a directive to implement “Oplan Tambay” to round up “loiterers” in public spaces, including children in street situations. The intention for this may be well-meaning but these arbitrary arrests are not for the best interest of the children. Here is the statement of child rights advocates about the situation.
When a development project takes place in a community, it can have both positive and negative impacts on the people and ecology, where we live. In particularly, the group of people who can least protect themselves are the children and young people. The concept of ecological child rights (ECR) was originated to promote and protect […]
Last 25 August to 1 September 2017, the Secretariat of the project ‘Our Rivers, Our Life’ (OROL), together with 12 youth from RWG from Bogor, 12 youth from Orang Rimba, 3 teachers from Sokola, 2 Adults from RMI went to join the Green Camp with Youth group in Jambi, Indonesia. They spent 4 days and 3 nights learning […]
There are 5 Regional projects in 2017. Regional projects are implemented across the region or in two more countries. For 2017, these projects work on the issues of Participation and organisation of child.& youth, Youth and violence, Defense of human rights (defenders), Ecological child rights, Biological diversity, and Cultural diversity. Project partners implementing Regional projects: Mekong Youth Assembly […]
“terre des hommes Germany and a journey of changes: the role of children and communities to sustainable development”. By focusing on this theme, we decided to reflect on the policies and procedures of terre des hommes Germany on how to mainstream children rights and sustainable development to improve well-being of children, communities, social condition of […]
The Global Action Month on Child Rights (GAM) was founded in 2014 by children and youth of the terre des hommes International Youth Network. On the occasion of the anniversary of the UN Child Rights Convention children and youth worldwide claim their rights in the action month of November. For 2016, the topic for all […]
In accordance with the terre des hommes Germany philosophy, and consultations with project partners, the theme of the 40th anniversary of terre des hommes Germany in Southeast Asia will defined as “terre des hommes Germany and a journey of changes: the role of children and communities to sustainable development”. By focusing on this theme, we […]