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War through the eyes of an aid worker

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

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Ten worst places for child marriage
August 19, 2015

Ten worst places for child marriage

In developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18.

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children
August 18, 2015

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving 4.6 million people out of a population of 11.3 million in need of immediate aid. Children are most at...

War through the eyes of an aid worker
August 14, 2015

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

Child trafficking survivor begins new life at recovery center
July 29, 2015

Child trafficking survivor begins new life at trauma recovery center

Kolab* is a human trafficking survivor in Cambodia, now on the road to a full life; but millions of other children like Kolab are still vulnerable to trafficking...

A safe place for children living in a brothel
July 8, 2015

A safe place for children living in a brothel

In Bangladesh, Sonali and her sister live at the Hat Khola brothel with their mother. During the day, Sonali attends a World Vision Child-friendly Space where she...

Blog: Fighting child sacrifice with pierced ears in Uganda
June 30, 2015

Blog: Fighting child sacrifice with pierced ears in Uganda

In certain districts of Uganda, child sacrifice is a real danger. An Amber Alert program is helping to recover children that have been taken.
 

Syrian refugee boy escapes life as a child laborer
June 28, 2015

Syrian refugee boy escapes life as a child laborer

Absi fled Syria with his sister and mom. He should be in school, but he has been skipping class to work up to 12 hours a day as a parking garage attendant.

Children report increased exploitation, teenage pregnancies in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone
June 18, 2015

Children report increased exploitation, teenage pregnancies in Ebola-affected Sierra Leone

According to a new report by three leading aid agencies, child exploitation and violence against children has escalated during the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone.

Video: Syrian refugee children draw their dreams and nightmares
June 18, 2015

Video: Syrian refugee children draw their dreams and nightmares

We asked Syrian refugee children in a World Vision Child-Friendly Space in Lebanon to draw one of their dreams and then share them with us.

A look at child labor inside a garment factory
June 12, 2015

A look at child labor inside a garment factory

Bithi is one of the thousands of Bangladeshi children piecing together designer jeans that she’ll never be able to afford.

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