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DIGNIFY
DIGNIFY project: Emergency Support for Families on the Move
DIGNIFY project: Emergency Support for Families on the Move
REEC
Our REEC project, fighting child abuse in Greece
Our REEC project, fighting child abuse in Greece
iRESTORE
Projects for access to justice for children
Our current project iRESTORE
ANNUAL REPORT
Read our Annual Report 2021
Read our Annual Report 2021

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Despite positive efforts by the government in the past year, one-quarter of refugee children did not attend school according to a report published recently by three organizations in Greece. Athens, September 13, 2022 – The government of Greece is still not meeting its obligations to ensure all…
People with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) seeking asylum in Greece face insecurity, inadequate shelter, lack of appropriate support, and a hostile asylum system. In a joint open letter to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, today…
Despite positive efforts by the government in the last year, one-quarter of refugee children did not attend school according to a new report published today by three organizations in Greece. Athens, July 18, 2022 – The government of Greece is still not meeting its obligations to ensure all…
JOINT STATEMENT: The recent case of Saidou, a young refugee from Guinea, has starkly illustrated the problem of unaccompanied children who, despite being in the country under the care of the State, lack a long-term legal protection framework. This case has shed light on the systemic lack of a…
Nursery and kindergarten staff of the Municipality of Milan are visiting Athens this week to exchange experiences and practices with their Greek counterparts at the Municipality of Athens within the framework of the project "Reinforce Educators, Empower Children” (REEC) of the organization Terre…
The child protection organization Terre des hommes Hellas (Tdh) is pleased to announce the launch today of its project "DIGNIFY", another program for vulnerable families with children on the move living in the region of Attica, after a needs assessment carried out in the previous months. The…

Every child has the right to a childhood. It`s that simple.

Terre des hommes (Tdh) was founded in 1960 and is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid.

Terre des hommes Foundation has been active in Greece continuously since 2016, contributing to the improvement of the child protection system and to the reform of social assistance. We also facilitate the participation of children in the development of their communities. Each year, thousands of children and parents benefit from the projects that Tdh implements in Greece.

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The Child Safeguarding Policy of Terre des hommes confirms and strengthens our commitment as an organization to safeguard children and protect them from all forms of harm and abuse. This is a crucial issue for Terre des hommes and we make sure that the protection of children, the promotion of their…
Terre des hommes / Tdh is a Greek NGO registered in the official Register of Greek and Foreign Non-Governmental Organizations of the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, which are active in matters of international protection, Migration, and social inclusion in Greece. Find the relevant link of the…
For this report, the Greek Council for Refugees (GCR), Save the Children, and Terre des hommes Hellas/Tdh reviewed official statistics and data to measure the government’s performance in comparison to the previous school year. They also held 13 focused group discussions with a total of 53 children…