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Another major earthquake strikes Nepal as World Vision provides aid to survivors of first

Nepal earthquake: World Vision to aid 100,000 in worst-hit areas

A magnitude-7.3 quake struck in Nepal last week, where communities are already reeling from the 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25. The quakes have caused more than 8,600 deaths and widespread devastation. World Vision is on there, providing emergency aid and care to survivors of the first quake.

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Birth registration: The perils of being an uncounted child
May 26, 2015

The Girls Count Act and the perils of being an uncounted child

What if you or your child was never issued a birth certificate? For millions of children around the world, the lack of this key document puts them at greater risk of...

Birth registration bill much closer to becoming law
December 5, 2014

Birth registration bill much closer to becoming law

On November 19, the House of Representatives passed the Girls Count Act, thanks to the dedicated advocacy of World Vision supporters. Now, it moves to the Senate,...

Election Day: Seven questions to ask your candidates before you vote
October 24, 2014

Election Day: Seven questions to ask your candidates before you vote

In the midst of national election season, it’s easy for candidates to stick to their talking points. But how can you use your voice as a voter to shift the...

Child soldier prevention law: Partial enforcement lets some offending countries off the hook
October 2, 2014

Child soldier prevention law: Partial enforcement lets some offending countries off the hook

Through a loophole in the 2008 Child Soldier Prevention Act, the Obama administration is opting to issue waivers to some offending countries rather than hold them...

What you need to know about child soldiers
July 29, 2014

Q&A: What you need to know about child soldiers

World Vision’s Jesse Eaves answers questions about the use of child soldiers around the world, including where progress has been made in eliminating this practice,...

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking
September 6, 2013

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking

T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma...

VIDEO: Advocacy, so easy a kid can do it
August 20, 2013

VIDEO: Advocacy, so easy a kid can do it

See just how simple it is to urge your member of Congress to take action for children — so easy, a kid can do it!

More countries using child soldiers
June 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
June 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,...

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor
June 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.

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