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Airing on CNN on June 16, “Girl Rising” tells the stories of extraordinary girls and highlights the power of education to change the world.
Congress has passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, a comprehensive law to combat human trafficking in the United States and globally. It now goes to the White House for final approval by the president.
Only about 5 percent of chocolate sold worldwide is certified to be free of exploitative child labor.
The Senate has passed the Trafficking Victims Reauthorization Act, a bill that positions the United States to remain a leader in the fight against human trafficking. Now, the House of Representatives must take up the measure in order for the bill to become law.
A new child labor prevention program in Cambodia will target children engaged in commercial sex work, brick-making, agriculture, fishing, begging, souvenir selling, and domestic labor.
Programs that save the lives of vulnerable children could be on the chopping block, even though they do immeasurable good and make up a negligible percentage of the overall federal budget.
World AIDS Day is December 1. This story from Zambia is an example of how World Vision continues to come alongside families and communities affected by HIV, giving them the resources they need to live healthy, hopeful lives.
Due in large part to improved immunization practices, as well as efforts to eradicate polio, measles, and HIV and AIDS, many of the world’s poorest countries have seen great reductions in the number of children who die before their fifth birthday.