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Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The start of the new year brought freezing temperatures and the first snowfall of winter to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

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U.S. wavers on commitment to stop the abuse of children as soliders
October 7, 2015

U.S. wavers on commitment to stop the abuse of children as soldiers

Millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars will continue to flow to some countries actively recruiting or using children in their armed forces.

In Congressional address, Pope Francis calls leaders to use Golden Rule in decision-making
September 24, 2015

In Congressional address, Pope Francis calls leaders to use Golden Rule in decision-making

In his much anticipated papal address before the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis spoke about the greatest challenges of our time, including poverty, the refugee crisis,...

Join us at Global Citizen Festival in New York City
September 18, 2015

Join us at Global Citizen Festival in New York City

Advocate for causes you are passionate about; every action you take enters you into a drawing for two free festival tickets.

U.S. Congress passes critical legislation to increase child protections through birth certification
June 2, 2015

U.S. Congress passes critical legislation to increase child protections through birth certification

What if you or your child was never issued a birth certificate? For millions of children around the world, the lack of this key document puts them at greater risk of...

Senate introduces bill to continue U.S. commitment to fighting global hunger
June 1, 2015

Senate introduces bill to continue U.S. commitment to fighting global hunger

The Global Food Security Act of 2015, currently before Congress, builds upon past successes in combating hunger around the world.

Birth registration bill much closer to becoming law
December 5, 2014

Birth registration bill much closer to becoming law

On November 19, the House of Representatives passed the Girls Count Act, thanks to the dedicated advocacy of World Vision supporters. Now, it moves to the Senate,...

Election Day: Seven questions to ask your candidates before you vote
October 24, 2014

Election Day: Seven questions to ask your candidates before you vote

In the midst of national election season, it’s easy for candidates to stick to their talking points. But how can you use your voice as a voter to shift the...

Child soldier prevention law: Partial enforcement lets some offending countries off the hook
October 2, 2014

Child soldier prevention law: Partial enforcement lets some offending countries off the hook

Through a loophole in the 2008 Child Soldier Prevention Act, the Obama administration is opting to issue waivers to some offending countries rather than hold them...

What you need to know about child soldiers
July 29, 2014

Q&A: What you need to know about child soldiers

World Vision’s Jesse Eaves answers questions about the use of child soldiers around the world, including where progress has been made in eliminating this practice,...

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking
September 6, 2013

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking

T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma...

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