Protect Childhood Today

  • Your gift will help prevent abuse, and restore physical and spiritual health to girls rescued from sexual exploitation by providing interventions like safe shelter, medical care, nutritious food, vocational training, compassionate counseling, and when possible, reintegration with a loving family.
  • We also advocate for the protection of these children at both the local and global level. And by partnering with communities, governments, and law enforcement efforts worldwide, we support the prevention and punishment of child exploitation.

What is Child Protection?

Millions of children are trapped by violence, war, child labor, and trafficking. World Vision protects children by looking out for their well-being: ensuring that communities are actively working to identify and support children in need; advocating for children’s rights; and providing for immediate needs, such as emergency shelter and essential care.

Fathers stand together to end child marriage in India

A men’s group in Agra, India, is determined to turn the tide on a human rights violation that is common in their community and around the world: child marriage. Through a World Vision program, they are learning how to create a loving environment for their families and protect girls’ childhoods.

FGM: Kenyan girls, boys ‘throw away’ culture that causes pain

With a joyous celebration, teens in rural West Pokot, Kenya, are leaving painful, dangerous female genital mutilation (FGM) and child marriage behind.

Prayer for an end to human trafficking

The enslavement of God’s children breaks his heart. Join us as we pray for an end to the injustice of human trafficking and modern-day slavery.