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What you need to know about child labor in photos

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.

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Untying the knot: 10 worst places for child marriage

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.

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New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof, babies, and changing lives

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof joined young journalist Erin Luhmann on a recent visit to the Loumia community in Chad as part of Kristof’s annual Win-A-Trip visit to Africa, which Luhmann won. World Vision has had a program in Loumia since 1999, collaborating with the community of more than 36,000 residents through education, health programs, water projects, and child sponsorship.