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

Nepal earthquakes: World Vision to aid 100,000 people

Earthquakes have caused more than 8,600 deaths and widespread devastation in Nepal. We're there, providing emergency aid and care for children and families.

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

Child trafficking survivor begins new life at trauma recovery center

July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Kolab* is a human trafficking survivor in Cambodia, now on the road to a full life; but millions of other...

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...

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