About 160 million children ages 5 to 17 are engaged in child labor, which robs them of their childhood and limits their ability to reach their full potential.
In 2021, the world continued to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic along with wars and political unrest. Refugees and displaced peoples fled violence. Natural disasters spread destruction in their wake. But there were also small and big moments of joy to celebrate. See what World Vision’s communicators captured in this extraordinary year.
Starting in 1950 with the Korean War, World Vision has responded to the most urgent disasters and humanitarian crises around the world, providing immediate aid.
Through a loophole in the 2008 Child Soldier Prevention Act, some offending countries aren’t being held accountable for using children in their armed forces.