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Fear compels parents to marry off their daughters in areas of conflict or disaster, says a new World Vision report.
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.
In observance of International Women’s Day on March 8, World Vision is pleased to launch “Strong Women, Strong World,” a new initiative supporting sustainable change in some of the most difficult places in the world to be a girl or a woman.
World Vision has partnered with 10x10, a campaign aimed at promoting the education and empowerment of girls. The story of Habtam in Ethiopia illustrates how girls in developing countries are often not valued — and how child sponsorship can help. Ethiopia is one of the countries highlighted in the 10x10 feature film, Girl Rising.
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.
As a domestic servant working for $6 a month as a young child, Shoma dreamed of going to school. Now, she dreams of being a teacher.
Two years after the start of Syria’s civil war, Lebanon struggles to accommodate Syrian refugees who have settled throughout the country.