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South Sudan urged to hold onto peace or risk losing another generation to war

Thursday 28, Apr, 2016

As South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar returns to country’s capital Juba for the first time since a civil war erupted mo…

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Princess Charlotte’s first birthday | The view from Sierra Leone

Sunday 01, May, 2016

As the media ramps up its coverage ahead of Princess Charlotte's first birthday tomorrow, Desiree Stewart, our Child Health Programmes Adviser, is reminded of another healthy little girl she met last week in Sierra Leone.

Health closer to home: Restoring healthcare in Nepal

Thursday 28, Apr, 2016

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, many remote communities were left without access to healthcare, with health posts being completely or partially destroyed. In the year that’s followed, World Vision has helped in their restoration, so that nurses like Parbati can effectively reach out to communities and help to build and promote safe hygiene practices. We visit a recently renovated health centre in Ghorka, central Nepal, to see the difference it’s making…

Building hope in Nepal

Tuesday 26, Apr, 2016

For many families in Nepal, the trauma of last year’s earthquake has been followed by uncertainty - with homes lying ruined, and the only option being temporary shelters made of wood and corrugated iron. Mother of nine, Ganga knows all about the damage the earthquake brought, now sharing a one-room shelter with her family. Worldvision’s Ankush Chalise visited one of the worst affected regions to hear how a training scheme for masons might be the answer, in making families’ like Ganga’s safe…

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South Sudan urged to hold onto peace or risk losing another generation to war

Thursday 28, Apr, 2016

As South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar returns to country’s capital Juba for the first time since a civil war erupted more than two years ago, World Vision has warned that the country risks losing another generation of children to war, unless the country holds onto the latest opportunity to have peace.

One year after the Nepal earthquake children still feel frightened

Tuesday 26, Apr, 2016

Alongside concerns over living conditions and access to a safe and supportive education, children express feelings of fear and trauma that - if not dealt with - could affect their wellbeing in the future

Building back better one year since Nepal quake

Monday 25, Apr, 2016

World Vision continues to work alongside families devastated by the Nepal quake which struck one year ago today, ensuring children remain safe and can look to the future.

Prestigious award for interactive fundraising experience

Friday 22, Apr, 2016

World Vision has received a coveted award for its groundbreaking interactive charity experience at UK shopping centres, with judges hailing the display as a “wonderful, emotive creation making a real difference to people’s lives”.

UK child refugee announcement ‘step in right direction’

Thursday 21, Apr, 2016

World Vision UK welcomes today’s announcement that 3,000 more refugee children will come to Britain from the Syria region, particularly vulnerable children threatened with child labour, child marriage and other forms of abuse.

World Vision steps up relief as drought grips India

Wednesday 20, Apr, 2016

World Vision is stepping up its support to drought-hit families in India, as the growing crisis affects a quarter of the county's population.

Ecuador’s worst earthquake in almost 30 years claims hundreds of lives

Monday 18, Apr, 2016

World Vision has leaped into action to help communities hit by a massive earth

World Vision Calls for UK to Open Safe Routes for Child Refugees

Friday 15, Apr, 2016

World Vision calls on David Cameron to open up safe routes into the UK for children fleeing war, as the Pope shows his concern for the plight of refugee children.

UK Government Must Launch Plan to Eradicate Sexual Violence in Conflict

Tuesday 12, Apr, 2016

World Vision is calling on the UK government to tackle the stigma of sexual violence that blights the lives of hundreds of thousands of children around the world.

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Princess Charlotte’s first birthday | The view from Sierra Leone

Sunday 01, May, 2016

As the media ramps up its coverage ahead of Princess Charlotte's first birthday tomorrow, Desiree Stewart, our Child Health Programmes Adviser, is reminded of another healthy little girl she met last week in Sierra Leone.

Health closer to home: Restoring healthcare in Nepal

Thursday 28, Apr, 2016

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, many remote communities were left without access to healthcare, with health posts being completely or partially destroyed. In the year that’s followed, World Vision has helped in their restoration, so that nurses like Parbati can effectively reach out to communities and help to build and promote safe hygiene practices. We visit a recently renovated health centre in Ghorka, central Nepal, to see the difference it’s making…

Building hope in Nepal

Tuesday 26, Apr, 2016

For many families in Nepal, the trauma of last year’s earthquake has been followed by uncertainty - with homes lying ruined, and the only option being temporary shelters made of wood and corrugated iron. Mother of nine, Ganga knows all about the damage the earthquake brought, now sharing a one-room shelter with her family. Worldvision’s Ankush Chalise visited one of the worst affected regions to hear how a training scheme for masons might be the answer, in making families’ like Ganga’s safe…

Reading buddies for change: Education in Ethiopia

Saturday 23, Apr, 2016

Giduma lives in Ethiopia with his family. He is the oldest son, and he has two brothers and two sisters. He is in Year 8 at school and is ranked first in his class. Giduma is one of the ‘reading buddies’ in his community that have been helping other children with their school work.

Implications of illness: Child labour in Bangladesh

Friday 22, Apr, 2016

Without adequate social support or a workplace that will pay for sick leave, 15-year-old garment worker Anis lies in bed, his family unable to afford to send him to the hospital.

Off to work, age 12: Child labour in Bangladesh

Thursday 21, Apr, 2016

Bithi has already been a worker for three years and her situation is not unique; she is one of four million Bangladeshi children that are currently employed. With her ‘broken heart’, she longs to be at school with girls her own age, but she already feels it is too late.

A search for safety : Child labour in Bangladesh

Tuesday 19, Apr, 2016

15-year-old Nasrin is one of Bangladesh's four million garment workers. Every day for 12 hours she sits behind a sewing machine, rushing through orders of trousers that will be sold in high-income countries. The money she earns helps to keep her younger siblings in school, but each day is a struggle and fraught with danger.

Fleeing fire in Malakal: Aban's story

Saturday 16, Apr, 2016

On 9 July 2011 South Sudan gained independence after a long period of upset and turbulence, and families were looking forward to a return to peace. Barely two years later in December 2013 however, thousands fled their homes as sectarian violence spread, and spent the first of many Christmas’ on the run. For some, the violence has even followed them to the camps where they sought refuge; on 18 February 2016, 70% of the UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal burnt to the ground. In this blog, we share the story of 13-year-old Aban, who had been living in Malakal since 2013.

Raising voices in Westminster: preventing sexual violence in conflict, and stigma for survivors

Tuesday 12, Apr, 2016

Public Affairs and Advocacy officer Rob Henderson writes ahead of the House of Lords committee publication on preventing sexual violence in conflict later today. Rob's team have been working with the committee to present evidence and raise the voices of the survivors we work with. If survivors of sexual violence in conflict face stigma, which they almost always do, this hinders their recovery and often means that those responsible are not held accountable. Children should not have to fear attacks, and if the worst does happen, they should be able to access justice without facing stigma.

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