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World Vision and other NGOs working to alleviate global hunger and poverty around the world strongly encourage Congress to support the Royce-Engel amendment (#55) to HR 1947, the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, expected to be voted on this week.
U.S. Department of State calls out countries that have failed to show improvements in fighting human trafficking, in its 2013 Trafficking in Persons report released today. The report shows a 30% increase in countries using child soldiers. Some receive U.S. military aid.
A coalition of national faith-based charities this week will urge Senate leaders to preserve tax deductions on charitable donations.
The House Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations on Friday voted for only $40.6 billion in funding for fiscal year 2014, effectively gutting spending for key international programs that seek to help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty.
Seven out of 10 countries using child soldiers receive U.S. military support, despite a U.S. law against it.
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, degrading, and dirty work.
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.