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"Where are the rights you promised us?"

"Where are the rights you promised us?"

By Wednesday 19, Nov, 2014

‘Where are the rights you promised us?’ ask children in report marking 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Pregnancy in the time of Ebola

Thursday 27, Nov, 2014

As Ebola continues to infect and take lives across Sierra Leone, it is making daily life increasingly difficult. We spoke to Hawa, a 40 year old mum now going through her seventh pregnancy, about her fears and worries.

Eliminating violence against women and girls

Tuesday 25, Nov, 2014

Tuesday 25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a day devoted to raising awareness of the scale of violence facing women and girls around the globe. Senior Policy Adviser Erica Hall reflects on why the day is important, how far we have come and why it seems like such an unattainable goal.

Ethiopia and BandAid 30 years on

Sunday 23, Nov, 2014

Tomorrow marks BandAid's 30 year anniversary of the 'Feed the World' recording. Last month, we arranged a trip for BBC reporter Mike Wooldridge to return to the Antsokia Valley in Ethiopia, the place where he and Michael Buerk traveled with World Vision 30 years ago. The dramatic broadcast and the suffering they brought into the spotlight inspired Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to record the original Band Aid single.

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"Where are the rights you promised us?"

Wednesday 19, Nov, 2014

‘Where are the rights you promised us?’ ask children in report marking 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

New Deal: View from Somalia

Friday 14, Nov, 2014

Ibrahim Eid is a both a farmer and a pastoralist as well as being chairman of his local village in south central Somalia.

G20 Must Deliver for the Most Vulnerable

Thursday 13, Nov, 2014

G20 leaders must address the abuse and loss of childhood that faces the world’s 168 million child labourers, says World Vision

A year since Typhoon Haiyan: Recovery & Resilience

Thursday 06, Nov, 2014

A year since Typhoon Haiyan: More than a million people assisted; a remarkable journey of resilience.

New Report: The Plight of Central African Republic's Children

Thursday 06, Nov, 2014

Children are paying the price of violent conflict in CAR that is denying them their most basic rights to food, education, health & security.

Faith leaders on the frontline of the Ebola crisis

Monday 03, Nov, 2014

Faith leaders across West Africa are using their unique position within communities to help stop the spread of Ebola.

World Vision in unprecedented DEC launch of Ebola Crisis Appeal

Wednesday 29, Oct, 2014

World Vision and 12 other leading UK aid agencies have announced today they will launch a historic appeal in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa.

BBC crew returns to Ethiopia, 30 years after historic broadcast

Thursday 23, Oct, 2014

World Vision is back in Ethiopia as we mark the 30th anniversary of Michael Buerk & Mike Wooldridge’s harrowing and moving reports.

Light shining in the Darkness: an interfaith response to Ebola

Wednesday 22, Oct, 2014

Faith leaders in Sierra Leone – both Christian and Muslim – are raising awareness to fight the spread of Ebola.

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Pregnancy in the time of Ebola

Thursday 27, Nov, 2014

As Ebola continues to infect and take lives across Sierra Leone, it is making daily life increasingly difficult. We spoke to Hawa, a 40 year old mum now going through her seventh pregnancy, about her fears and worries.

Eliminating violence against women and girls

Tuesday 25, Nov, 2014

Tuesday 25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a day devoted to raising awareness of the scale of violence facing women and girls around the globe. Senior Policy Adviser Erica Hall reflects on why the day is important, how far we have come and why it seems like such an unattainable goal.

Ethiopia and BandAid 30 years on

Sunday 23, Nov, 2014

Tomorrow marks BandAid's 30 year anniversary of the 'Feed the World' recording. Last month, we arranged a trip for BBC reporter Mike Wooldridge to return to the Antsokia Valley in Ethiopia, the place where he and Michael Buerk traveled with World Vision 30 years ago. The dramatic broadcast and the suffering they brought into the spotlight inspired Sir Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to record the original Band Aid single.

Celebrating 25 years of child rights

Thursday 20, Nov, 2014

This year both Madeleine, World Vision UK's Child Rights Policy Officer, and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, turn 25. In today's blog Madeleine reflects on the differences brought by 25 years of child rights, and where there is still room for continued growth.

Last visit to Namachete

Tuesday 18, Nov, 2014

For World Vision Campaigns Coordinator Rohena, managing project closure updates was personal as she was one of many sponsors who had to say goodbye to their sponsored children. However, before she said farewell, she visited Josephy in Malawi to see the changes brought about by 15 years of sponsorship.

Orphaned by Ebola

Saturday 15, Nov, 2014

Aminata is a 12-year-old girl living in southern Sierra Leone. She is one of an estimated 6,000 children who have been orphaned by the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history.

32 graves

Thursday 13, Nov, 2014

Bruno Col is currently in Sierra Leone helping respond to the health crisis in the country. He was strongly moved when he attended an Ebola victim’s safe and dignified burial by a World Vision burial team.

The road to Mandalay

Tuesday 11, Nov, 2014

World Vision artist ambassador Dave Bilbrough recently visited his sponsored child Myo in Myanmar, and was incredibly encouraged by all the positive work he saw in the community there.

One year on, it's only tears of happiness

Friday 07, Nov, 2014

This Saturday marks the one year anniversary of the day when Typhoon Haiyan hit land in the Philippines and left a trail of death and destruction in its wake. Ahead of the anniversary, Emergency Programme Support Officer Anna visited some of the worst hit areas and saw the amazing rebirth and rebuilding that has taken place in the past year.

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