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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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More countries using child soldiers
June 20, 2013

More countries using child soldiers

Seven out of 10 countries using child soldiers receive U.S. military support, despite a U.S. law against it.

Videos: The fears and dreams of child laborers
June 18, 2013

Videos: The fears and dreams of child laborers

Drew and Jonathan Scott of HGTV’s Property Brothers traveled to India with World Vision for a firsthand look at the conditions that drive children into dangerous,...

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor
June 17, 2013

VIDEO: The three Ds of child labor

Dangerous, Dirty, Degrading: Some 115 million children work in “3-D” jobs, and the impact is devastating. Learn the facts and take action against child slavery.

VIDEO: Walking a mile in his shoes so others can walk in theirs
June 14, 2013

VIDEO: Walking a mile in his shoes so others can walk in theirs

Just one microloan from World Vision helped lift a hardworking entrepreneur out of poverty, who, in turn, can bring similar help and hope to many others.

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines
June 12, 2013

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines

The brutal reality of children working in mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the focus of a new World Vision report.

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty
June 11, 2013

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty

Airing on CNN on June 16, “Girl Rising” tells the stories of extraordinary girls and highlights the power of education to change the world.

U.N. issues largest-ever emergency appeal for Syria crisis
June 10, 2013

U.N. issues largest-ever emergency appeal for Syria crisis

UNICEF estimates that children make up more than half of the refugees fleeing Syria.

When poverty becomes a catalyst for forced labor, exploitation
June 7, 2013

When poverty becomes a catalyst for forced labor, exploitation

Children and teens whose families live in poverty are often persuaded to go seek work with promises of steady pay. Tragically, as Khamsieng’s story illustrates, they...

Buying a tie for Father’s Day? One word of advice: Don’t.
June 5, 2013

Buying a tie for Father’s Day? One word of advice: Don’t.

If your dad already seems to have everything, you might be looking for something different — a gift with lasting significance. Consider honoring Dad with a gift that...

Aid worker’s diary: Syrian refugees’ strength and despair
June 4, 2013

Aid worker’s diary: Syrian refugees’ strength and despair

A World Vision aid worker in Lebanon tells of the hope and care found amid dire circumstances.

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