World Vision International

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 06:41 by Stephanie Cully

World Vision Communicator, Kate Shaw is currently in the Kasai Region where militia attacks and army reprisals have uprooted 1.4 million people.

Tshibola has such a great big smile as she comes into the room and sits down, I have trouble believing I’ve heard her correctly. How can someone smile like that and have done the things she's telling me about? Why would she join the people who killed her family?

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Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 03:58 by Amanda Cupido

By Elena Gaia
World Vision Senior Advisor - Policy & Partnerships - Violence Against Children

We hear a lot of excuses to justify child labour.

“The economy in some countries would crash if children weren’t working.”

“Children are learning skills that will help them when they’re older.”

“When I was young, I spent time helping with my...

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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:35 by Amanda Cupido

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children brought together 15 child delegates from seven different countries from Oct 19 to 20. Here's the story, as featured on our Instagram account.

 

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 06:48 by Amanda Cupido

By Irene Koernia Arifajar, World Vision Indonesia

Equipping local leaders

“We protect our children and educate our people about child protection. The last man we found abusing our children has been sent to jail for 15 years,” said Yarib Babis, the leader of the child protection committee of Kelle community in Indonesia.

Kelle is just one example of villages in Indonesia that have become increasingly aware of child protection thanks...

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 03:26 by Andrea Szekely

Blog and photos by Sacha Myers, Communications Specialist, World Vision International, Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Suham tries desperately to stem the tears flowing down her son’s small cheeks. She makes quiet, reassuring sounds. But Mahmood continues to sob.

I try to tell myself it’s normal behaviour for a five-year-old.

But Mahmood’s sobs go far deeper than just...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 14:05 by Amanda Cupido

By Tamara Tutnjevic

At a time of year when many families are taking their kids to different countries for vacations, it’s irking to think that millions of children are crossing borders for a very different reason.

July 30th marks World Day Against Trafficking Persons in an effort to bring attention to a fact...

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Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:37 by Amanda Cupido

Fact: Every year, one billion children experience violence 

They say it takes a village to raise a child. World Vision says it takes a world to end violence against children.

World Vision's campaign It Takes A World has brought global leaders together by hosting events at United Nations offices in New York City, Geneva and Brussels. The goal? To catalyse a global movement of people committed to keeping children safe from harm. ...

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Monday, May 29, 2017 - 10:30 by Amanda Cupido

Written By: Deborah Wolfe
Photos by: Tiatemjen Jamir 


“You’re still a child, Derrick. Your main priorities should be school, and fun – not work!”

I was talking to my 15-year-old son. His after-school job was creeping up in hours. I was worried about his sleep and his schoolwork. He hadn’t played soccer with his friends in two weeks.

Here in Canada, we know the importance of protecting children, so they have a chance to be children. But in...

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 16:58 by Amanda Cupido

By: Kristy Allen-Shirley

For many, Mother’s Day is a time to be a modestly spoiled with cherished words of appreciation, a jumble of school-made crafts, crayon-decorated cards, a pretty bouquet or a family meal. A day of affection and togetherness. It’s a different sentiment however for many mothers in northern Uganda, a gnawing despair in the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 06:36 by Ben Grierson-Hill

By Tim Costello

On that first Good Friday, Jesus’ final words on the cross “It is finished” was His triumphant cry. It marked the extraordinary birth of something else. His mission became the mission of His followers. He entrusted them to proclaim and authentically live out the reality of God’s Kingdom. To carry out the mission of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18-19) and therefore be God’s ambassadors. To be lights in the...

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