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The Hidden Legacy of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Barely a week goes by that we do not hear new reports of sexual violence in war zones – in South Sudan, Syria, Nigeria, Myanmar, Iraq and elsewhere. Sometimes these include the stories of survivors who have fought for justice, who are suffering stigma in their communities for the crime committed against them, who are struggling to rebuild their lives.

11 things you can do right now to help end violence against children

World Vision’s campaign ‘It takes a world to end violence against children’ was named because no one individual, group or organisation can solve this problem alone.
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Jerome Flynn faces the reality of violence against children in Myanmar

World Vision UK ambassador, Jerome Flynn, visited Myanmar to see our work and support the campaign #ItTakesAWorld to end violence against children. He met with street children, victims of trafficking and a former child solider.
without help from World Vision Myanmar visited Myanmar to see our work and support the campaign …t in evidence in Myanmar. Here he is visibly moved by the heartbreaki

Celebrity Supporters

We’re very grateful to have the support of several famous faces to promote the work we’re doing throughout the world.
Jerome Flynn in Myanmar Jerome Flynn visited Myanmar and saw how World Vision is helping former c

World Vision responds as earthquakes strike Myanmar and Italy

World Vision responds as earthquakes strike Myanmar and Italy killing scores of people.
measuring almost 80km deep has hit central Myanmar killing at least four people. Earlier this m…s likely to rise. World Vision staff in Myanmar were this afternoon shaken and recovering fr

May - the young footballer | A rising female star in Myanmar

13-year-old May was introduced to football at age nine – little did she know that she would be enrolled in an academy and winning prizes for her regional team just a few years later! Living in an impoverished community in Myanmar, World Vision supports May’s family by helping them with school materials, rice and mosquito nets.
Living in an impoverished community in Myanmar in Vietnam. Her team made Myanmar proud…s work in Myanmar started in the 1980s. In that time we…ity. To find out how you can help a child in Myanmar through our sponsorship programme

Women supporting women | Linking empowerment and resilience in Myanmar

How can we minimise the impacts of a natural disaster? WVUK’s Rachel Canclini Kettle travelled to Myanmar to see how our work was helping communities to do just that; through early warning systems, laying cement roads and forming savings groups so that women of the community can support each other with money and resources. Rachel felt lucky to have been able to visit and see the impact our work is having…
eastern Myanmartheir children. This was my first trip to Myanmar and my first field visit with World Vision. …eastern Myanmar. It… knowing that Myanmar

Heavy monsoon rains in Myanmar and India trigger flooding

Devastation caused by flooding in Myanmar is set to worsen in coming weeks, World Vision has warned. Nearly 172,000 people have been affected in Myanmar and 40 people reportedly killed. In India, 119,000 people have taken shelter in the 966 relief camps the government has set up. The death toll in India has reached 39.
Devastation caused by flooding in Myanmar is set to worsen in coming weeks…000 people have been affected in Myanmar and 40 people reportedly killed. In India

A surprise honeymoon with a twist!

Mark and Amanda Turner talk about their very special honeymoon to Myanmar, where they met Ei Khin, the little girl they have sponsored for the last 7 years
oneymoon would give her the perfect chance. Myanmar is a country I have always had a special int…w this and secretly planned our honeymoon to Myanmar so I could meet little Ei Khin who I have sp

Children and youth are key to tackle disaster risk reduction

Perspectives of children and youth must be taken into account to ensure disaster risk reduction talks in Sendai succeed.
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Former child soldier back to playing football with his friends

For former child soldiers like Naung, being enlisted in the army took him away from his family, friends and education. But with World Vision's help, he and others like him, can return to their former lives with hope. Here, he tells us his story.
2012 child soldiers were openly recruited in Myanmar. Many of these boys came from impoverished b… Myanmar agreed to stop the recruitment of child sold… World Vision has been working across Myanmar to help re

A decade on - the Boxing Day tsunami

A decade ago today, a massive undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that affected 12 countries and took the lives of more than 230,000 people. In response to the disaster World Vision launched its largest ever relief operation across five countries simultaneously. Ten years on, we’ve gathered a collection of stories from staff and survivors to tell you the tale of destruction, loss, and rebuilding.

Tsunami 10 years on: From devastation to hope

10 years on, the wave of generosity from people in the UK and around the world has helped rebuild the region.
India and Myanmar

The road to Mandalay

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.
recently visited his sponsored child Myo in Myanmar Myanmar Myanmar is gradually coming into democracy. Under co…ly changing. World Vision has been active in Myanmar since 1991

New report challenges thinking on food assistance to hungry

Food assistance alone is not sufficient to achieve a hunger-free world.
Niger and Myanmar

Leading her peers into the future

World Vision works in Myanmar and many other countries around the world on education and other crucial projects. For International Day of the Girl this Saturday we are celebrating girls like Pan, whose efforts are changing their communities and the futures of the girls and boys living there for the better.
Pan lives in a riverside village in central Myanmar Pan says firmly. World Vision works in Myanmar and many other countries around the world on

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