Forced Abandonment of Children: Early Indications and Prevention
Every year it is estimated that between 150 and 800 young people from a migrant background are left behind abroad by parents or custodians (source: www.huiselijkgeweld.nl).
Although the phenomenon of abandonment has been around for a much longer time, professionals and authorities have only really noticed its seriousness in recent years, according to KIS researcher Eliane Smits van Waesberghe. This practice is considered child abuse in the Netherlands because of the disruption it introduces into a child’s life after they have been left aboard with a relative and often, in unfamiliar surroundings.
Het opleiden van minstens 45 nieuwe sleutelpersonen in regio’s waar momenteel weinig tot geen sleutelpersonen actief zijn, om zo de sleutelpersonen-netwerk uit te breiden en de gemeenschappen te bereiken waar vrouwelijke genitale verminking nog voorkomt.
Het vergroten van bewustwording en kennis over gerelateerde onderwerpen zoals huwelijksdwang, achterlating en eer-gerelateerd geweld me…
A meeting on Zero Tolerance Day (ZTD), has been held in Zwolle, the capital city of Overijssel province in Northeast Netherlands on 6 February 2023 with the presence of many anti-FGM campaigners from the local non-governmental organizations attended to draw worldwide attention to the fight against the Female circumcision.
This international day event was organized together by GGD IJsselland, GGD North and East-Gelderland with the name of Platform 6/2
This year’s topic was (Building on milestones – towards 2030) as some campaigners argue that the fight to end FGM needs to have a real …