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Children in Sierra Leone report violence and exploitation against girls has increased during the Ebola epidemic, according to new report.
World Vision began resuming limited operations in Upper Nile, South Sudan after suspending programs last month due to violence.
Organizations applaud new law that will help ensure children everywhere are registered at birth and have a chance at a successful future.
The Girls Count Act prioritizes birth registration of all children as part of U.S. foreign policy and assistance.
World Vision has been forced to stop its life-saving interventions, including nutrition programs for children and distribution of blankets, sleeping mats, hygiene products, shelter materials, and mosquito nets, because of ongoing violence in South Sudan's Unity State.
World Vision will take its case, bolstered by the destructive force of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, for prioritizing the needs of children in humanitarian disasters to the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction - 2015 in Sendai, Japan.
World Vision joins more than 150 other aid organizations in calling on Congress to support U.S funding to help reduce poverty around the world.
Analyzing satellite images, scientists based at Wuhan University in China, in co-operation with the #withSyria coalition of 130 non-governmental organizations, have shown that the number of lights visible over Syria at night has fallen by 83% since March 2011.