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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 ...

News item | 18-09-2018 | 11:52

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 ...

News item | 15-11-2017 | 15:00

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 ...

News item | 01-11-2017 | 11:00

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 ...

News item | 27-10-2017 | 14:59

Herman Bolhaar is new National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children

Mr. LL.M. H.J. (Herman) Bolhaar has been appointed the new Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual ...

News item | 05-10-2017 | 11:00

Reliable estimate reflects true numbers of victims of human trafficking

Today the Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence Against Children and the United Nations ...

News item | 28-09-2017 | 14:00

Child pornography continues to haunt victims

For the first time, research has been conducted into the experiences of victims of child sexual abuse material. One hundred and ...

News item | 26-09-2017 | 14:00

Sentencing in child sexual abuse cases often unpredictable

Judges in child sexual abuse cases do not sufficiently explain how they determine their sentences. Judges name a variety of ...

News item | 09-12-2016 | 11:00

National Rapporteur: measures to protect minors against paid sex must also be targeted at clients

Having sex for payment with a child aged sixteen or seventeen is a criminal offence in the Netherlands. The maximum sentence for ...

News item | 18-11-2016 | 10:15

Vulnerability up close. An exploratory study into the vulnerability of children to human trafficking

The National Rapporteur is concerned about the position of Roma children, Syrian child brides and children living illegally in ...

News item | 12-10-2016 | 17:43