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Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school
Sep 19, 2012

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school

The United Nations has declared October 11 as International Day of the Girl. This inspiring story of 15-year-old Suborna in Bangladesh — who was able to avoid underage marriage and stay in school — highlights World Vision’s global efforts to empower girls and women worldwide.

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage
Sep 1, 2012

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage

To help families cope with the serious food scarcity, World Vision is providing food aid and supporting alternative livelihoods for families.

Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies
Sep 3, 2012

Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies

In Afghanistan, less than 40 percent of mothers are assisted in delivery by a doctor or midwife. World Vision has trained 200 midwives to work in hospitals across western Afghanistan, part of our efforts to end preventable child deaths through the Survive to Five Challenge™.

VIDEO: Addressing gang violence in El Salvador
Aug 7, 2012

VIDEO: Addressing gang violence in El Salvador

In the latest issue of World Vision magazine, we examine the issue of gang violence in El Salvador. Violence cuts short the lives of many teens and young adults. Some allow themselves to be tied down by these pressures; others use this weight — these emotions and experiences — as a stepping-stone to a better future. Below is an excerpt from this story.

Aug 1, 2012

Breast milk: A life-saving tonic for babies

An increase in the rate of breastfeeding globally could prevent more than 1 million child deaths each year.

Mar 23, 2012

Mali: Military force takes control of capital

World Vision staff in Mali report that military action has been so far confined to the capital city and has not affected the organization’s program sites.

Trafficking persists, enslaving children in sexual exploitation
May 7, 2013

Trafficking persists, enslaving children in sexual exploitation

There are more slaves in the world today than during any other time in human history. Ruse*, in Cambodia, is one of millions of young people trafficked each year.

A human trafficking survivor
Nov 16, 2011

Anti-trafficking bill moves through Congress at a snail’s pace

Congress allowed a major anti-trafficking law to expire at the end of September. Months later, the bill is slowly moving through Congress.

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