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G8 Summit, June 2013

The 2013 G8 summit (the 39th) was held June 17-18 in Lough Erne, Ireland. World Vision urged leaders to meet the Millennium Development Goals and existing G8 commitments.

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InterAction News Release
Jul 17, 2013

Deep cuts adopted by House appropriators threaten progress on poverty-focused international development

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.

More countries using child soldiers
Jun 20, 2013

More countries using child soldiers

Seven out of 10 countries using child soldiers receive U.S. military support, despite a U.S. law against it.

Videos: The fears and dreams of child laborers
Jun 18, 2013

Videos: The fears and dreams of child laborers

Drew and Jonathan Scott of HGTV’s Property Brothers traveled to India with World Vision for a firsthand look at the conditions that drive children into dangerous, degrading, and dirty work.

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor
Jun 17, 2013

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor

Dangerous, Dirty, Degrading: Some 115 million children work in “3-D” jobs, and the impact is devastating. Learn the facts and take action against child slavery.

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines
Jun 12, 2013

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines

The brutal reality of children working in mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the focus of a new World Vision report.

Relay woman evaluates child health
May 20, 2013

Child deaths drop to near zero in World Vision communities

In Niger, preventable child deaths have been steadily decreasing in World Vision communities, as more mothers learn how to best protect their children from disease and malnutrition.

Sequestration: Budget cuts will cost child lives
Mar 27, 2013

Sequestration: Budget cuts will cost child lives

World Vision’s president, Richard Stearns, calls on Congress to protect life-saving international assistance funding, saying “the effect of these budget cuts on the world’s poor will be deadly.”

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty
Jun 11, 2013

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty

Airing on CNN on June 16, “Girl Rising” tells the stories of extraordinary girls and highlights the power of education to change the world.

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