Child protection

Terre des hommes protects the world’s most vulnerable children, particularly those exposed to the risks of migration, subject to exploitation and in conflict with the law.

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Terre des hommes protects children in migration, whether it is voluntary or forced. We raise awareness of the related risks and work to ensure they maintain access to their rights.

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Tdh is contributing to protect children at risk or affected by child labour by strengthening protection systems for child labourers and access to their rights.

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One million children worldwide are in prison instead of school. Terre des hommes aims to reverse this situation by implementing a specialised justice approach for children.

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Child protection at Terre des hommes

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"Strengthening children's resilience is essential for them to be capable of recovering and coping with any crises in the future"

Maria Bray, Psychosocial support and protection advisor at Terre des hommes


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