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As we celebrate moms this weekend, imagine the agony of a loving mother who loses her baby at birth. In Uganda, it happens far too often. World Vision works with village health team members here to reduce the number of newborn fatalities, which comprise 40 percent of all deaths among children. They work with mothers before and after their pregnancies so babies can live and thrive.
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.
New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give children and their parents more confidence about avoiding child trafficking and labor.
Emmanuel, 20, sponsored through World Vision, says that clean water changes everything. World Vision's water and sanitation programs in Ghana have transformed Emmanuel's community ... and are the cause of new celebrations!
World Vision’s 1,000th successful borehole drilled in Mali since 2003 marks a significant milestone in the effort to provide as many as 120,000 Malians a year with access to clean water and improved sanitation and hygiene.
Following the genocide in Rwanda, where World Vision began relief and development work in 1994, hostility slowly yielded to faith and forgiveness, restoring communities and relationships. Learn more about the events leading up to the atrocities of April 1994, hear firsthand accounts from World Vision staff, and listen to stories of healing.