Ukrainian emergency
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Palestinians live in very precarious conditions as a result of the ongoing conflict, the fragmentation of the West Bank and the blockade of the Gaza Strip. Children suffer from various protection concerns that are caused by the conflict and the widespread violence against children at the community and family levels. Tdh focuses its activities on the provision of child protection services for vulnerable children and their families, including children in conflict with the law, child labourers and responding to the humanitarian needs.

What we do

Child protection

Tdh strengthens the child protection system by introducing laws and mechanisms in prevention, response and reintegration of children with child protection concerns. In our protection centre in northern Gaza, we support children and youth exposed to or at risk of child labour, out of school children and children at high risk of drop out through comprehensive protection, education and livelihood services. We also work with children and youth exposed to violence and survivors of sexual gender-based violence.

Access to Justice

Tdh works to strengthen the justice system in Palestine through child-friendly policies, capacity building, evidence-based advocacy and tailored awareness-raising interventions. We try to enhance the access to effective non-custodial measures for the rehabilitation of children in conflict and in contact with the law. Our approach targets children and youth as well as caregivers, communities, formal and informal justice actors.

Humanitarian aid

With the aim of promoting the wellbeing of children affected by the unprecedented deterioration of Gaza's political, economic and social conditions, Tdh’s humanitarian response and assistance involve integrated multi-sectoral protection services to vulnerable children and their families, particularly children injured during the Great Return of March Demonstrations.

Standing alongside the children victims of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for nearly half a century

At only 13 years of age, Mahmoud worked before and after school to help his brothers and sisters. He had no time to study or play with friends. Tdh's Future Hope Centre is now giving him the support he needs to succeed at school.

Mahmoud, a Tdh beneficiary in the Gaza Strip


Terre des hommes in Palestine

Beneficiaries 2020


16,487 people

Expatriate / local employees


0 / 9

Budget 2020


CHF 922,000.-




Where we work


Tdh launched its operations in the West Bank.
Tdh launched its operations in Gaza.
Immediately after the war, Tdh provides emergency aid to families in Gaza.
Tdh Palestine launched the AGENCY project, supporting 10 organisations to respond to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Gaza.

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Annual Report 2020
Courage No 74: Gaza - a generation under blockade
Thematic Policy - Child Protection in Humanitarian Crises
Making a positive impact for children - MENA Annual Report 2020
Gender Justice to End Violence against Women and Girls Project

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