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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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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.

World Vision aims to transform 10 million lives over five years
April 16, 2013

World Vision aims to transform 10 million lives over five years

World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child seeks to fill the funding gap as federal budget cuts and economic woes bring less money to urgently-needed programs for clean...

War in Syria: Children dodge bullets and bombs
March 15, 2013

War in Syria: Children dodge bullets and bombs

After two years of fighting, the prolonged conflict in Syria risks leaving an entire generation of children scarred for life, says a new UNICEF report.

Ten worst places for child marriage
March 6, 2013

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.

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World
February 28, 2013

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World

In observance of International Women’s Day on March 8, World Vision is pleased to launch “Strong Women, Strong World,” a new initiative supporting sustainable change in...

Anti-trafficking bill headed for president’s signature
February 28, 2013

Anti-trafficking bill headed for president’s signature

Congress has passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, a comprehensive law to combat human trafficking in the United States and globally. It now...

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls
February 19, 2013

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...

This Valentine’s Day, keep chocolate child-labor free
February 13, 2013

This Valentine’s Day, keep chocolate child-labor free

Only about 5 percent of chocolate sold worldwide is certified to be free of exploitative child labor.

Syrian refugee crisis: Lebanon overburdened by refugee needs
February 12, 2013

Syrian refugee crisis: Lebanon overburdened by refugee needs

Two years after the start of Syria’s civil war, Lebanon struggles to accommodate Syrian refugees who have settled throughout the country.

Senate moves to combat human trafficking
February 12, 2013

Senate moves to combat human trafficking

The Senate has passed the Trafficking Victims Reauthorization Act, a bill that positions the United States to remain a leader in the fight against human trafficking. Now...

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