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Millions of ‘nowhere children’ entrapped in labor across Asia – World Vision calls for urgent action.
Counselors and play therapists work to help child survivors of last month’s deadly tornados in Oklahoma.
T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma recovery center in Cambodia has given her hope for a brighter, safer future.
Children who regularly attend Child-Friendly Spaces in disaster zones are able to maintain a positive outlook on life, one study says.
U.S. Department of State calls out countries that have failed to show improvements in fighting human trafficking, in its 2013 Trafficking in Persons report released today. The report shows a 30% increase in countries using child soldiers. Some receive U.S. military aid.
With no end in sight for the refugee crisis in Syria, providing access to education for displaced children is just one among many urgent needs as humanitarian conditions grow increasingly dire.
Humanitarian conditions are increasingly grim in this region as fighting rages in Syria and millions of civilians have fled to neighboring countries, with thousands more crossing the border every week. Additional funding is urgently needed to provide care for refugees.