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World Vision applauds the House of Representatives’ passage of the Girls Count Act on Wednesday
As G20 Summit ends, World Vision urges global leaders to to implement concrete measures to achieve inclusive economic growth while eliminating human rights abuses.
More than 4,000 people are taking refuge at the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic. The airport is heavily protected by French and African forces, giving families some assurance of safety from the rampant conflict.
World leaders must look beyond GDP growth numbers to the human impact of their economic reform commitments, World Vision said Wednesday. Global policy makers should ensure those at risk of being excluded from the benefits of growth are not left behind.
Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may become dropouts or child brides if they are out of school for long.
Somalia is on the brink of famine again, as the world celebrates World Food Day.
Through a loophole in the 2008 Child Soldier Prevention Act, the Obama administration is opting to issue waivers to some offending countries rather than hold them accountable for actively recruiting or using children in their armed forces.
Today the U.S. released the list of countries that will lose military assistance in 2015 because of their use of child soldiers. However, military aid to continue to flow to some countries actively recruiting or using children in their armed forces.