The global population of refugees has surpassed 34 million, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but also for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Explore the challenges faced by refugees and find out more about the global refugee crisis.
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.
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.
What are the worst places in the world to be a child? Explore human rights progress around the world.
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.