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Scattered approach to sexual violence against children
The issue of sexual violence against children is insufficiently recognised by the government. This is the conclusion of the ...
Effective measures against human trafficking on shaky ground
Young victims of sexual exploitation in the Netherlands are becoming less visible, while a coordinated approach is still lacking. ...
National Rapporteur contributes expertise to UN Committee on children’s rights
In response to the upcoming reporting procedure of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the National Rapporteur on ...
Labour exploitation and criminal exploitation often go unpunished
Every year, around 23 cases of labour exploitation and criminal exploitation are brought before a judge and just half of these ...
Doctors need more guidance in order to identify human trafficking
According to the Dutch Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children, medical professionals ...
Victims of human trafficking still underreported
The gap between the number of reported victims and the total number of victims of human trafficking remains. Since 2015, the ...
Minor girls more often fall victim to sex trafficking than accounted for
Domestic sex trafficking is the most common form of human trafficking in the Netherlands: each year there are approximately 3,000 ...
Corinne Dettmeijer appointed Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau
Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children Corinne Dettmeijer was appointed ...
Sexuality education in Dutch schools should be improved
There is still a lot to be done to prevent sexual violence against children by providing comprehensive sexuality education, says ...
Assessment of risk of recidivism of sex offenders must improve
In the Netherlands, assessing the risk of a sex offender committing a new offense is not done according to the best available ...