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World Vision provides psychological first aid for children in Gaza

By Friday 25, Jul, 2014

As the Gaza conflict enters its third week, WV continues to provide child victims & children with a high level of distress psych…

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Tuesday 29, Jul, 2014

World Vision UK CEO, Justin Byworth, has recently returned from a trip to see the dramatic, life-threatening impact that the conflict in South Sudan is having on more than half of its population. A few weeks ago he visited Malakal, a sleepy provincial town that has been almost obliterated, where he listened to survivor’s stories.

Girl Summit 2014: Recap, Reflection & Conclusion

Thursday 24, Jul, 2014

As the Girl Summit draws to a close, our Child Rights Programme Advisor Tracy Shields completes Part II of her summit reflection.

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Tuesday 22, Jul, 2014

PhotoVoice partnered with World Vision to run a participatory photography project in Zarqa, Jordan where Syrian children can share their experiences and perspectives on violence in conflict back home.

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World Vision provides psychological first aid for children in Gaza

Friday 25, Jul, 2014

As the Gaza conflict enters its third week, WV continues to provide child victims & children with a high level of distress psychological first aid.

Joint statement on impact of Gaza conflict on children

Wednesday 23, Jul, 2014

Statement delivered to the Human Rights Council, Special Session on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, on behalf of Defence for Children International, World Vision, Terre Des Hommes, War Child and Kinder USA.

Girl Summit 2014: World Vision leads drive to end FGM and child marriage

Tuesday 22, Jul, 2014

Speaking at UK's first Girl Summit, WVUK CEO Justin Byworth shares solutions to end FGM & Early Marriage.

World Vision urges ceasefire as strike kills child in aid project

Wednesday 16, Jul, 2014

Reports of children involved in World Vision programmes being killed as violence continues are horrifying, says World Vision. Violence in Israel and Gaza has claimed the life of at least one child from World Vision’s programs in the region, the humanitarian organisation said today, as it renewed calls for a ceasefire between both parties.

Aid agencies hail unprecedented UN vote as potential lifeline for Syrians

Tuesday 15, Jul, 2014

A UN Security Council resolution passed today, which directly authorizes the delivery of aid to Syrians across borders and conflict lines, is a diplomatic breakthrough that must translate into real change on the ground, according to a coalition of 34 non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Unmanned Drones Used by UN Peacekeepers in the DRC

Tuesday 15, Jul, 2014

Unmanned drones being used by the UN peacekeeping force MONUSCO in the DRC are blurring the lines between help and harm, and it could affect aid agencies, says a new paper released today.

Aid effort to avert South Sudan famine in jeopardy

Tuesday 08, Jul, 2014

Today marks the 3-year anniversary of South Sudan's independence. The country is on the brink of famine. Urgent funding is needed.

Charity says UK can learn from success stories in Africa, following today’s launch of Parliamentary FGM report

Thursday 03, Jul, 2014

World Vision UK welcomes today's parliamentary report “Female genital mutilation: the case for a national action plan”.

Failure of South Sudan Peace Talks Raises Risk of Famine

Friday 27, Jun, 2014

With more than 1.3 million people displaced and half of them are children, the situation in South Sudan is getting worse every day. The postponement of the peace talk means higher risk of famine, higher risk of children being used as child soldiers, and higher price tag to deal with this disaster.

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Mud, Mosquitoes and Malakal's Children of War

Tuesday 29, Jul, 2014

World Vision UK CEO, Justin Byworth, has recently returned from a trip to see the dramatic, life-threatening impact that the conflict in South Sudan is having on more than half of its population. A few weeks ago he visited Malakal, a sleepy provincial town that has been almost obliterated, where he listened to survivor’s stories.

Girl Summit 2014: Recap, Reflection & Conclusion

Thursday 24, Jul, 2014

As the Girl Summit draws to a close, our Child Rights Programme Advisor Tracy Shields completes Part II of her summit reflection.

A Glimpse Into Syrian Children's Reality

Tuesday 22, Jul, 2014

PhotoVoice partnered with World Vision to run a participatory photography project in Zarqa, Jordan where Syrian children can share their experiences and perspectives on violence in conflict back home.

Girl Summit: Children Free From Fear of FGM and Early Marriage

Wednesday 16, Jul, 2014

Ahead of next week's Girl Summit our Child Rights Programme Advisor, Tracy Shields shares why she's raising not just her voice and our voice, but the voices of the children living in fear of FGM and early marriage.

Famine Looms as Cholera Strikes the Children of South Sudan

Tuesday 15, Jul, 2014

Our CEO, Justin, was in South Sudan last week to see first-hand the wide-ranging and life-threatening effects of the conflict that has raged across the country. In his blog he reflects on the impact of conflict on children who should never have to experience the fear in which they live.

South Sudan: Not the Independence Day Celebration Anyone Hoped For

Thursday 10, Jul, 2014

The situation is South Sudan is worsening. While the country marks the 3rd anniversary of its independence, nearly half the population is in need of urgent assistance. This is not the Independence Day anyone hoped for.

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Tuesday 08, Jul, 2014

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