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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.
Three years after the deadly 2010 Haiti earthquake, World Vision continues working alongside communities there to provide long-term recovery support. But we’re also responding to other global humanitarian emergencies — natural and man-made — delivering critical assistance to children and families whose lives are at risk.
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.
World Vision is providing supplies to overwhelmed hospitals in the conflict-ridden eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and is working to meet the needs of displaced and vulnerable children and families.
October 11 was the International Day of the Girl. Experience shows that families and communities do best when girls and women are empowered through education to reach their God-given potential. Poverty, exploitation, and gender discrimination are the biggest obstacles to this goal, as illustrated by the story of Heang and her five daughters in Cambodia.
World Vision’s Child-Friendly Spaces offer a safe haven for children impacted by war.