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Modern slavery commitment: “Do not forget children in emergencies”, World Vision urges UK government

By World Vision UK Wednesday 18, Apr, 2018

World Vision UK responds to the latest commitment by the UK government to help eradicate modern slavery in the Commonwealth.

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Survivors of #DRC violence tell stories of horror https://t.co/LMkppmHDkM | via @AJEnglish

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⚡️ Meet the amazing #WorldVision youth leaders Tanzim and Al-Amin from Bangladesh who took the @ComSecYouth Forum b… https://t.co/Z1yv043Abp

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RT @DFID_Education: Young representatives of the Commonwealth met Minister Baldwin today to discuss their priorities for development. This…

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The young people fighting for change in Bangladesh

Tuesday 17, Apr, 2018

World Vision Young Leader Tanzim Tabassum Tithi writes and discusses the issues children face in Bangladesh and the change they're making.

Under-18s 'should take part' in the Commonwealth Youth Forum

Monday 16, Apr, 2018

"Why are young people aged 15-18 excluded from the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London?" Al-Amin Bepary, from Bangladesh, asks.

Child sponsorship in Tanzania: Elizabeth's story

Tuesday 10, Apr, 2018

What's it like to visit the child you sponsor? Elizabeth Bowes headed to Tanzania to visit Jeni, the child she sponsors through World Vision UK.

This Lent, love your neighbour as yourself

Friday 30, Mar, 2018

This Easter, Minister Gail Thompson reflects on how to show God's love to people around the world.

Weaving their own stories

Thursday 08, Mar, 2018

Kadie, 35, has two children, and used to struggle every single day. But thanks to a World Vision supported empowerment project, the future looks brighter for Kadie and her family.

DIY Woven Bookmark

Wednesday 07, Mar, 2018

Here you can read about how to make a woven bookmark – it’s a great project for beginners and is a lot of fun to make!

Raising our strong voice

Tuesday 20, Feb, 2018

We are Swenimi and Shamindu, two young leaders from Sri Lanka who came to Sweden to participate in the Solutions Summit. We were there representing children from around the world and bringing their views to this important meeting, so people from government…

Mosul's Injured Children

Thursday 08, Feb, 2018

Eleven-year old Omar is from western Mosul. He remembers the day ISIL arrived at his school and started teaching them about bombs, guns and killing people. Three years later, he’s been living with his family in eastern Mosul in a rented apartment. Thei…

The Walkers meet their sponsored child

Friday 02, Feb, 2018

To be able to visit our sponsored child Timothy had been a dream since we began sponsoring him, but now we were realising that dream.

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Parents marry off daughters in attempt to protect them, says new study

Wednesday 06, Mar, 2013

New research, released today by World Vision, shines a new light on the link between conflict, disasters and early child marriage.

Children bear brunt of Syria fighting as refugee numbers top one million

Wednesday 06, Mar, 2013

As the number of refugees fleeing Syria tops one million, children are bearing the brunt as the situation worsens, warns World Vision. Almost two years since the start of conflict…

AID MONEY SHOULD NOT BE DIVERTED

Thursday 21, Feb, 2013

World Vision has voiced concerns over the Prime Minister’s suggestion that more UK government aid spending should be diverted to peace-keeping missions.

A Typical Day in the Life of an Internally Displaced Person in Mali

Tuesday 05, Feb, 2013

It is 5am in a small town in central Mali. The sun, while not yet visible, has already started casting away the dark cold night.

Children battling pneumonia as Syrian refugees face harsh winter

Wednesday 30, Jan, 2013

Families who fled fighting in Syria are facing tough conditions in neighbouring Lebanon, as storms and freezing temperatures continue to grip the country.

ENOUGH FOOD FOR EVERYONE IF

Wednesday 23, Jan, 2013

IF Campaign 2013: World Vision joins 100 major Charities to Tackle world hunger trap

Child combatants in Mali need urgent protection

Friday 18, Jan, 2013

Protection for child combatants fighting for rebel groups must be at the heart of any training given by EU troops to Malian forces, says World Vision UK.

Desperate civilians flee the escalating conflict in Mali.

Tuesday 15, Jan, 2013

As the British Government announces a further detachment of technical military personnel to Mali amid continued fighting in the North and West of the country, World Vision has call…

Children at great risk as Mali conflict escalates, says World Vision

Monday 14, Jan, 2013

11 January – As the Malian army mounts a counter offensive against rebel forces being aided by foreign troops, aid agency World Vision is warning of severe humanitarian consequence…

Children are bearing the brunt of the Syria crisis say World Vision

Tuesday 18, Dec, 2012

In Bekaa valley, 11-year-old Taghrid lives with 16 other people in a cold, ramshackle, tent-like construction. Her family has been here for four months, after fleeing from Syria.

Families shelter from Typhoon Bopha

Tuesday 04, Dec, 2012

World Vision teams in the Philippines are helping determine the extent of the damage caused by Typhoon Bopha’s furious winds, flashfloods and landslides.

Military uncertainty in Democratic Republic of Congo brings growing humanitarian crisis

Thursday 29, Nov, 2012

As signs appear that M23 forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have started withdrawing from two towns captured from government troops, World Vision is calling for interna…

World Vision welcomes Gaza ceasefire, but warns of looming humanitarian crisis

Thursday 22, Nov, 2012

JERUSALEM – World Vision welcomes the ceasefire between Israelis and Palestinians. We call on all parties to respect the cease fire agreements and to work toward a lasting, just an…

Recruitment of child soldiers in DRC likely to increase as violence mounts, warns World Vision

Tuesday 20, Nov, 2012

20 November, Gisenye – Hundreds of thousands of children caught up in erupting violence in eastern DRC are at risk of being forcibly recruited into armed groups, said World Vision.

World Vision warns of mounting humanitarian crisis as violence escalates in the DR Congo

Monday 19, Nov, 2012

Fresh fighting as rebel forces advance from the north towards Goma, the capital of North Kivu province, has prompted 70,000 civilians to move from one camp to another camp located …


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The young people fighting for change in Bangladesh

Tuesday 17, Apr, 2018

World Vision Young Leader Tanzim Tabassum Tithi writes and discusses the issues children face in Bangladesh and the change they're making.

Under-18s 'should take part' in the Commonwealth Youth Forum

Monday 16, Apr, 2018

"Why are young people aged 15-18 excluded from the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London?" Al-Amin Bepary, from Bangladesh, asks.

Child sponsorship in Tanzania: Elizabeth's story

Tuesday 10, Apr, 2018

What's it like to visit the child you sponsor? Elizabeth Bowes headed to Tanzania to visit Jeni, the child she sponsors through World Vision UK.

This Lent, love your neighbour as yourself

Friday 30, Mar, 2018

This Easter, Minister Gail Thompson reflects on how to show God's love to people around the world.

Weaving their own stories

Thursday 08, Mar, 2018

Kadie, 35, has two children, and used to struggle every single day. But thanks to a World Vision supported empowerment project, the future looks brighter for Kadie and her family.

DIY Woven Bookmark

Wednesday 07, Mar, 2018

Here you can read about how to make a woven bookmark – it’s a great project for beginners and is a lot of fun to make!

Raising our strong voice

Tuesday 20, Feb, 2018

We are Swenimi and Shamindu, two young leaders from Sri Lanka who came to Sweden to participate in the Solutions Summit. We were there representing children from around the world a…

Mosul's Injured Children

Thursday 08, Feb, 2018

Eleven-year old Omar is from western Mosul. He remembers the day ISIL arrived at his school and started teaching them about bombs, guns and killing people. Three years later, h…

The Walkers meet their sponsored child

Friday 02, Feb, 2018

To be able to visit our sponsored child Timothy had been a dream since we began sponsoring him, but now we were realising that dream.

A displaced family’s garden is inspiring hope and defeating hunger

Tuesday 30, Jan, 2018

Every afternoon, just after the final school bell rings, 13-year-old Dak heads to the fields. There, he marvels at the kale growing taller and the aubergines turning deeper shades …

David’s trip to Mozambique

Thursday 25, Jan, 2018

It was humbling to end the day being thanked by the community for the support World Vision has provided over the years. I now pass on a big thank you for to all of you who have fa…

The power of porridge

Friday 12, Jan, 2018

Joyce, a mother of 8, sits in her small grass-thatched kitchen, preparing a fire so that she can cook a nutritious meal for her 2-year-old daughter Loveness who is playing games wi…

A healthier 2018 for Harech

Friday 05, Jan, 2018

Sajeda’s had a good start to 2018. Four months since she arrived in Bangladesh with her 18-month-old son, she is now able to breathe a sigh of relief. “My baby is back to his o…

A time to demonstrate love for others

Saturday 23, Dec, 2017

What motivates you to give? Do you most appreciate receiving? The true spirit of Christmas is "not getting, but giving". It is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and fam…

"What an amazing day!" The Paterson family meets their sponsored child

Sunday 17, Dec, 2017

When we realised that we were going to be spending the summer in Uganda, it made sense to organise a trip to visit the child we sponsor there (through the charity World Vision).  W…

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