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The Senate has passed the Trafficking Victims Reauthorization Act, a bill that positions the United States to remain a leader in the fight against human trafficking. Now, the House of Representatives must take up the measure in order for the bill to become law.
A new child labor prevention program in Cambodia will target children engaged in commercial sex work, brick-making, agriculture, fishing, begging, souvenir selling, and domestic labor.
Programs that save the lives of vulnerable children could be on the chopping block, even though they do immeasurable good and make up a negligible percentage of the overall federal budget.
World AIDS Day is December 1. This story from Zambia is an example of how World Vision continues to come alongside families and communities affected by HIV, giving them the resources they need to live healthy, hopeful lives.
Due in large part to improved immunization practices, as well as efforts to eradicate polio, measles, and HIV and AIDS, many of the world’s poorest countries have seen great reductions in the number of children who die before their fifth birthday.
Updated: As election day draws near, Governor Romney and President Obama continue to make the case for their candidacies. Whoever wins the election must grapple with this question: As Americans, how do we live within our means and also care for the least of these, in our own country and globally?
There are more slaves in the world today than during any other time in human history. Ruse*, in Cambodia, is one of millions of young people trafficked each year.
Congress allowed a major anti-trafficking law to expire at the end of September. Months later, the bill is slowly moving through Congress.