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الجمعة, أيلول (سبتمبر) 18, 2015 - 02:46 by Mona Daoud

لن أنسى قط يوم السّبت الواقع في 25 تموز 2015 حين قرّر أفراد عائلتي لمَّ الشّمل في قرية من شمالِ لبنان اعتدنا أن نلتقي فيها على نحوٍ دائمٍ في فصل الصّيف. أعلمتهم أنّه من الصّعب عليّ الحضور. لكنَّ الجميع أصرّ على وجودي بينهم حتى تبيّن لي لاحقًا أنهم بصدد مفاجأتي للاحتفال بذكرى مولدي. وعدتهم بالانضمام إليهم عند المساء فاقتضى عليَّ تأدية عملي في سهل البقاع ذلك الصّباح.

أمّا عن مهامي في مؤسسة الرؤية العالمية  فتقتصر على إجراء مقابلات مع اللاجئين...

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الثلاثاء, آيار (مايو) 27, 2014 - 10:28 by James East

The warnings from the UN and humanitarian agencies are stark. South Sudan is on the brink of a humanitarian food crisis.  If the conflict continues, if aid cannot get through to the hundreds of thousands displaced by fighting, if the rains cut off the roads and dirt air strips then 50,000 children aged under five could be dead by the end of the year. 

The world's newest nation is on the verge of collapse. 

Aid agencies are...

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الاثنين, آيار (مايو) 19, 2014 - 23:51 by World Vision Blogger

By Florence Joy Maluyo, World Vision Philippines

They all looked beautiful in white. It was graduation day at Botongon Elementary School.

I watched them arrive, one by one.  Some arrived with their parents, some with their siblings, some with relatives. The girls were made-up while the young boys put an effort in their hairstyles. Graduation songs started to play. Parents were smiling. 

I looked around. Destroyed classrooms. Scattered boats....

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الاثنين, آيار (مايو) 19, 2014 - 07:49 by Jennifer Philpot-Nissen

“We would like to recommend the Government of Albania… raise awareness of a child’s right to participate in the family and in the community.” As the statement was read out, I wanted to shout out loud, to get up and dance, but restrained myself to a slight, UN-appropriate smile. How fitting these words should come in the year we celebrate the 25th birthday of the ...

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الجمعة, آيار (مايو) 16, 2014 - 14:18 by Sara Austin

This week at the United Nations, a quiet victory will take place for children. It is a victory that will amplify the voices of children who’ve been ignored, neglected, abused and overlooked. It is a victory with the potential to change their lives.

Thanks to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) — ratified by...

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الخميس, آيار (مايو) 15, 2014 - 21:57 by Alina Shrestha

As a mother of two young children and a development worker in a child-focused organisation, ensuring child well-being lies at the heart of my home and work. Often in my visits to different regions of Nepal I come across children who do not experience the fullness of life we envision for them. There are many reasons for this: poverty and lack of access to much-needed resources are just the beginning. 

Poverty might set limitations on child well-being, but parents...

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الاثنين, آيار (مايو) 12, 2014 - 10:42 by Christine Hunt

Thirty weeks’ pregnant with my first child and my midwife asks me the dreaded question, “Have you given any thought to your birth plan?”

Eek. Labour. Childbirth. Things just got very real.

“I’d like a natural birth,” I replied. “With as many drugs as possible…”

What I meant was: Panadeine – yes. Gas – yes. T.E.N.S – yes. Pethidine – yes. Epidural? Yes, please!

Sensing fear she did her best to reassure me, “There’s nothing to worry about. Your body...

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الأربعاء, آيار (مايو) 7, 2014 - 11:42 by Feral Vincent Quitlong

It’s never easy news to deliver.

But with one-year-old Jalrotchen, there was no way to avoid it. Her mom needed to know. The girl was too small, too thin. Even though she played wide-eyed, when I wrapped the measuring tape around her arm, I knew what was going to read.

Red – the danger zone for child malnutrition. The measuring tape has been designed to assess child malnutrition. 

Jalrotchen was 14 months and only 5.3kgs, in desperate need of more...

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الخميس, نيسان (أبريل) 10, 2014 - 10:00 by World Vision Blogger

By Feral Vincent Quitlong, Health and Nutrition Facilitator, World Vision Haiyan Response. 

It’s never easy news to deliver.

But with one-year-old Jalrotchen, there was no way to avoid it. Her mom needed to know. The girl was too small, too thin. Even though she played wide-eyed, when I wrapped the measuring tape around her arm, I knew what was going to read.

Red – the danger zone for child malnutrition. The measuring tape has...

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الأربعاء, نيسان (أبريل) 9, 2014 - 10:00 by Nguyen Kim Ngan

In Vietnam, many people are crazy about football. 

In 2003, the streets of Hanoi were crowded with a sea of people and flags, celebrating when Vietnam beat Malaysia in a semi-final football match at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, which was held in the capital city. 

Riding a motorbike slowly along a road to the national stadium, my friend gave high-fives to every person standing along the road. I remember that my friend’s watch stopped working...

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