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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.
The St. Petersburg Development Outlook released today at the G20 is a mixed bag with a number of encouraging signs but a few concerning elements.
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World Vision and other NGOs working to alleviate global hunger and poverty around the world strongly encourage Congress to support the Royce-Engel amendment (#55) to HR 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, expected to be voted on this week.
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.
A coalition of national faith-based charities this week will urge Senate leaders to preserve tax deductions on charitable donations.
The House Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations on Friday voted for only $40.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2014, effectively gutting spending for key international programs that seek to help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty.
Seven out of 10 countries using child soldiers receive U.S. military support, despite a U.S. law against it.