The Rotterdam gay ambassadors are quitting after four years. The reason for this is that the seven prominent Rotterdam residents, who on behalf of the city worked to make homosexuality an approachable topic, can not get access to professional football clubs in the city. This said the ambassadors in Trouw today.
Three-quarters of Dutch municipalities have measures on paper that are meant to prevent child abuse, but half of these have no idea how many abused children live in their municipality, according to research from child ombudsman Marc Dullaert.
In the last year, the number of requests for help for children growing up in poverty in the Netherlands has risen considerably.