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Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The start of the new year brought freezing temperatures and the first snowfall of winter to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

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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.

Video: Stories of Syria’s Lost Generation
June 3, 2015

Video: Stories of Syria’s Lost Generation

Amid shattered dreams and broken hearts in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, refugee children like Ali, Hassan, Nour, Marie, and Ayat share their stories of survival, loss,...

U.S. Congress passes critical legislation to increase child protections through birth certification
June 2, 2015

U.S. Congress passes critical legislation to increase child protections through birth certification

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...

JD Scott of HGTV is conquering Mount Kilimanjaro to fight child slavery
May 20, 2015

JD Scott of HGTV is conquering Mount Kilimanjaro to fight child slavery

On the Kili Climb 4 Kids, JD Scott and others are traveling to Tanzania and summit Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, to raise awareness about global child...

Videos: Responding to the Nepal earthquake
May 8, 2015

Videos: Responding to the Nepal earthquake

Watch some of our videos from Nepal to understand the enormity of the need after the disaster and learn more about how we are helping children and communities.

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