Bristy and Choity went from child laborers whose circumstances left them unable to dream to futures filled with promise thanks to World Vision’s child protection work in Bangladesh.
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.
Child labor is work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and is harmful to physical and mental development. As many as 152 million children worldwide are engaged in child labor. Let’s break this topic down — in photos.
What she thought was love lured Felistus into child marriage, but real love from family, church, and community in Zambia returned her to thrive at school and sports.
Boniface Wambua first saw his son’s disability as a curse, but now sees his son as a blessing thanks to disability inclusion training through World Vision.
Eight-year-old Cynthia received a wheelchair and her mother learned how to care for it through a USAID-funded and World Vision-implemented program.
The gift of a wheelchair helps a Kenyan girl lean in toward her dream of being a pilot. The same wheelchair helped restore her mother’s health.
Three Kenyan youths share how the gift of new wheelchairs has transformed their lives by providing them with inclusion and freedom.