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What if you or your child was never issued a birth certificate? For millions of children around the world, the lack of this key document puts them at greater risk of abuse and leaves them without access to legal protection, healthcare, education, and other essentials. The Girls Count Act will change this.
With the knowledge and tools available to avert two-thirds of preventable newborn deaths, World Vision is seeking urgent action from decision makers gathered at the World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.
Between 3,500 and 6,000 children have been recruited into armed groups in the Central African Republic, the U.N. says.
This week, boys and girls from around the world gather together for the “World Vision Cup” where they will be rivals on the football field, but will be united as one to speak out against the inequalities and violence they say are ruining their lives.
In parts of Uganda, child sacrifice is a real danger. But an alert system is helping to recover abducted children.
Children are dying unseen, uncounted and invisible to the health services that could save their lives, a new report released today finds.
To encourage countries to improve birth registration systems, World Vision urges the U.S. House of Representatives to enact the “Girls Count Act."
Children whose human rights have been violated will be able to bring their grievances directly to the United Nations after a historic international treaty entered into force today. However, World Vision is calling on more nations to ratify the treaty.