Every child has the right to live in safe, secure, healthy and sustainable environment. This right is enshrined in the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child and, explicitly or implicitly, in the Constitutions of most, if not all, countries. It is evident that each time the environment is harmed or destroyed, the […]
To mark the International World Day against Child Labour on 12 June 2015, terre des hommes has launched a study on Child Labour, particularly on Migrant Child Labour in the Thai Shrimp Industry. The report was made possible through partnership with Labour Rights Promotion Network in Thailand. This report can be downloaded here.
Written by Flower of Salween, originally posted at the Mekong Youth Blog on 1 May 2015. I participated in the 2015 ASEAN Youth Forum (AYF), held in Malaysia, which was both enjoyable and very powerful. Youth from the ASEAN community, including people from Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam, came together […]
“My love of adventures allows me to see into the lives of indigenous peoples (IPs) with all their intricacies and complexities. Globalization and modernization have pushed societies in Asia and around the world to live in a more homogeneous way, in spite of the rich diversity of our cultures and geographical identities. Globalization has not […]
Children are the Future of the World. Youth are the Hope of the World. The destiny of our world lies in the hands of children and youth. The world belongs to young generations and we adults, be in government, civil society or the private sector, must listen to the voice of the children and youth. Now. Today. […]
Children are the world‘s future, and giving them opportunities to participate in shaping that future is important, so even now their connectivity with nature and other peoples is nurtured and made firm through their actions and growing awareness. terre des hommes Germany has long recognized the important role that children and young people can play […]
In the frame of the overall goal of the International Federation of terre des hommes towards child protection, “Keeping Children Safe” training of trainers workshop was organized in Bangkok on 24-26 May 2012, with the support of OAK foundation and Keeping Children Safe Coalition. This 3-day workshop aimed to strengthen the capacities of IFTDH members […]
On 17-20 January 2012, the Regional Children and Youth Meeting had been held in Nakorn Nayok, Thailand. Children and youths from 7 countries in Southeast Asia (Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam) participated and exchanged information and experiences with each other