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  1. Trapped in a web of sex, street culture and violence: tailored approach needed for girls

    Gang rape, sextortion and sexual exploitation are forms of sexual violence experienced by young women and girls in Amsterdam. At ...

    News item | 29-10-2020 | 07:00

  2. 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 ...

    News item | 23-12-2019 | 10:05

  3. 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. ...

    News item | 18-10-2019 | 11:25

  4. 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 ...

    News item | 01-07-2019 | 09:15

  5. 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 ...

    News item | 02-05-2019 | 10:48

  6. 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 ...

    News item | 04-02-2019 | 11:18

  7. 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 ...

    News item | 18-10-2018 | 11:00

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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