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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.
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.
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.
The brutal reality of children working in mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the focus of a new World Vision report.
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.
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.”
Airing on CNN on June 16, “Girl Rising” tells the stories of extraordinary girls and highlights the power of education to change the world.