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An estimated 3,000 child soldiers are expected to be released by a rebel group in South Sudan in the coming month. These children must undergo a complex rehabilitation process in order to recover from the horrors they have experienced.
Ending extreme poverty is only going to be possible if governments gathered for next week’s post-2015 meeting focus efforts on reaching all children, especially those living in war, fragility and instability, World Vision said Monday.
Former child soldiers, like the 3,000 to be released in South Sudan, have a long way to go in their recovery. Supporting them at every stage will be vital, says World Vision child protection experts.
When Sita* went missing from her home in India, her mother turned to World Vision for help.
World Vision joins with millions around the world in mourning the loss of so many children in Pakistan today, whose potential and bright futures are now lost to their community, country and the world.
Dr. Anne Peterson, a public health expert who recently returned from West Africa, testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on gaps in the Ebola response and how local partners could better connect with the interfaith effort to stem the disease.
For Mao, poverty turned an innocent sleepover at a friend’s house into enslavement in Cambodia’s sex trade.
On November 19, the House of Representatives passed the Girls Count Act, thanks to the dedicated advocacy of World Vision supporters. Now, it moves to the Senate, which must take up and pass its own version of the bill.