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World Vision to aid unaccompanied children fleeing violence

World Vision to aid unaccompanied children fleeing violence

As the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border intensifies, World Vision is providing essential supplies through partner organizations to help unaccompanied minors in transition centers across the United States.

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Work replaces school for Indian boy
June 9, 2014

Child labor steals childhood: Work replaces school for Indian boy

Shyam’s family has struggled with poverty his entire life. As a boy, he dropped out of school to help support his family. World Vision has helped his siblings and is...

9,000 child soldiers fighting in South Sudan’s war
June 4, 2014

9,000 child soldiers fighting in South Sudan’s war

Violent conflict continues in South Sudan; with nothing to do and little hope, boys and girls are being recruited to fight with militia and government forces.

Birth registration: The perils of being an uncounted child
May 22, 2014

Birth registration: 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...

Crisis in Central African Republic: Children seek escape from militia, sex abuse
May 12, 2014

Crisis in Central African Republic: Children seek escape from militia, sex abuse

Between 3,500 and 6,000 children have been recruited into armed groups in the Central African Republic, the U.N. says.

Ten worst places for child marriage
May 8, 2014

Ten worst places for child marriage

Fear compels parents to marry off their daughters in areas of conflict or disaster, says a new World Vision report.

Blog: Village uses alert system to stop child sacrifice
April 17, 2014

Blog: Village uses alert system to stop child sacrifice

In parts of Uganda, child sacrifice is a real danger. But an alert system is helping to recover abducted children.

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood
April 15, 2014

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood

New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give...

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls
April 10, 2014

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls

World Vision has partnered with 10x10, a campaign aimed at promoting the education and empowerment of girls. The story of Habtam in Ethiopia illustrates how girls in...

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters
March 26, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters

After Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines in November, World Vision staff members moved quickly to find each child and family enrolled in sponsorship to identify...

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’
March 10, 2014

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’

To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and...

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