Women and Girls
World Vision’s Response
Recognizing women as critical partners in development, our trained staff actively and sensitively work to equip and encourage women around the world.
training based on biblical principles.
Recovery from exploitation—World Vision operates facilities that help provide recovery for girls abused in the sex trade—or used as sex slaves during armed conflict—through assistance like counseling, health care, education and job training and placement.
Small loans—Knowing that women consistently use their income to provide for their children, World Vision offers microloans and job training to help women start or expand small businesses.
Combating child sex tourism—In partnership with U.S. and local law enforcement, World Vision works to combat the sexual exploitation of children by tourists in developing countries.
Creating an Enabling Environment for the Advancement of Women and Girls
World Vision Briefing Paper to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women
March 2006 [PDF]
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Who Is World Vision?
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
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