Two brothers once had only jean jackets to stay warm during their long walk to school. Thanks to donors’ generous gifts, they now have warm winter coats.
Every child, regardless of age, race, gender, wealth, or birthplace, has a basic right to live free of fear and want. Yet millions of children have their child rights denied and their childhoods stolen from them by abuse, exploitation, or slavery.
Babu, 11, and Sabbir, 7, used to spend their days carrying heavy bags in Bangladesh. Because of World Vision’s child protection work, the boys are now attending school.
Child marriage is a violation of human rights. Marrying as a child compromises a girl’s development and severely limits her opportunities in life. Get the child marriage facts and learn how you can help end it.
650 million women alive today were child brides, and millions of girls are at risk of marriage each year. For many, child marriage means a life of hardship, ill health, and low educational achievement. Find out the 10 worst countries in the world for child marriage and how to help prevent it.
A safe and supportive place for breastfeeding moms is a life-saving gift for the youngest and most vulnerable survivors of conflict or disaster. World Vision’s women and young children spaces help moms provide nutrition and nurture for children under age 5.
Child-Friendly Spaces provide a safe space for children during emergencies such as conflict, natural disaster, or potentially exploitative situations.