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Ending child labour - for good

Sunday 02, Dec, 2018

The £12.5 million announced by the UK Government today for ending the worst forms of child labour is really good news for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

What children and young people think about child soldiers

Monday 19, Nov, 2018

World Vision UK wants to give young people who are not directly affected by armed conflict a space to express themselves and stand with the most disadvantaged children.

No Peace Without Children

Monday 05, Nov, 2018

The future of children in the Central African Republic, from which I have just returned, is uncertain at best. They are forgotten casualties of a forgotten armed conflict.

Indonesia tsunami: The children who have lost everything

Wednesday 10, Oct, 2018

Ten-year-old Olivia lost everything she owned during the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami - including her favourite toy.

Indonesia tsunami: Aid worker's diary of desperation and hope

Friday 05, Oct, 2018

"Living in a disaster-prone country like Indonesia, I’m not a stranger to scenes of grief, but the devastation brought by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Palu was unbearable to fathom."

Back to school: From binding books to reading them

Thursday 30, Aug, 2018

Day in and day out, 12-year-old Mohsin would work 10-hour shifts hauling around huge piles of books, desperate to know what was written inside of them.

Tania's story: Head of the family but still a child

Wednesday 29, Aug, 2018

Instead of going to school, Tania spent many of her days peeling piles of icy shrimp - squatting for eight-hour shifts at a local fish depot.

Child sponsorship in Albania: Flavio and Amy's story

Saturday 21, Jul, 2018

After two years of sponsoring and exchanging letters with Flavio, now 11 years old, in Albania, Amy decided to meet him and his family for the first time.

Advocating for a world where no girls are victims of child marriage

Tuesday 26, Jun, 2018

Meghla escaped child marriage when she was 13 and has been working to change attitudes in her community ever since.

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Myanmar crisis: Jerome Flynn joins us in condemning violence affecting thousands of children

Thursday 14, Sep, 2017

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn has joined World Vision UK in strongly condemning the outbreak of horrific violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State.

Hurricane Irma: Thousands of Haitians still in shelters

Wednesday 13, Sep, 2017

Over 3,000 people in Haiti are still in shelters according to World Vision emergency response teams.

Mexico quake: World Vision readies to respond following strongest earthquake in a century

Friday 08, Sep, 2017

As Friday drew on, the full extent of the earthquake damage in southern Mexico has been revealed with at least 32 people dead.

World Vision issues red alert for Hurricane Irma

Wednesday 06, Sep, 2017

Global children’s charity World Vision is scrambling emergency relief in Haiti and the Dominican Republic before Hurricane Irma

Monsoon floods: World Vision warns of spike in child malnutrition

Friday 01, Sep, 2017

World Vision warns of spike in malnutrition as Bangladesh, India and Nepal grapple with worst monsoon rains in 20 years

Bristol man runs 200 half-marathons for Syrian refugees

Thursday 24, Aug, 2017

World Vision ambassador, Graham Grout, has finished his super-human challenge of 200 half marathons in just over 200 days.

Increase in heat-related illness for Iraqi children in camps outside Mosul

Friday 18, Aug, 2017

Mosul: summer temperatures cause increase in heat-related illness for displaced Iraqis

Sierra Leone mudslide: World Vision distributes 4,000,000 water purification tablets

Thursday 17, Aug, 2017

World Vision supports survivors of tragic mudslide in Sierra Leone

Over 1,000,000 South Sudanese refugees now in Uganda

Thursday 17, Aug, 2017

Charity fears that South Sudanese refugee children who have fled to Uganda may return home to fight.

Sierra Leone mudslide: World Vision targets children in rescue effort

Tuesday 15, Aug, 2017

More than 300 people have been killed and hundreds more are still missing after torrential rains on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown

Nepal’s President supports campaign to end child marriage

Saturday 12, Aug, 2017

Nepal’s President launches World Vision campaign to end child marriage

140 children killed in Democratic Republic of Congo since June, urgent response needed

Monday 31, Jul, 2017

More than 100 children have been killed in combat since June in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and an urgent response is needed to prevent an escalation of violence, inter…

700 #BearsOnStairs at St Paul's Cathedral highlight South Sudanese refugee crisis

Friday 28, Jul, 2017

700 teddy bears visit St Paul's Cathedral to raise awareness of the South Sudanese child refugees who have fled to Uganda.

Confict-related trauma: the devastating effect of war on South Sudan's refugee children

Friday 21, Jul, 2017

More than 150,000 child refugees in mass settlements in northern Uganda require therapy after fleeing violence in neighbouring South Sudan, experts say.

“Long road ahead” for Mosul’s children after city re-taken from ISIL

Wednesday 12, Jul, 2017

Children’s lives have been shattered after years of ISIL control in Mosul – and many will need time to heal from untold violence, World Vision warns today.


Latest From our Blog

Ending child labour - for good

Sunday 02, Dec, 2018

The £12.5 million announced by the UK Government today for ending the worst forms of child labour is really good news for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

What children and young people think about child soldiers

Monday 19, Nov, 2018

World Vision UK wants to give young people who are not directly affected by armed conflict a space to express themselves and stand with the most disadvantaged children.

No Peace Without Children

Monday 05, Nov, 2018

The future of children in the Central African Republic, from which I have just returned, is uncertain at best. They are forgotten casualties of a forgotten armed conflict.

Indonesia tsunami: The children who have lost everything

Wednesday 10, Oct, 2018

Ten-year-old Olivia lost everything she owned during the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami - including her favourite toy.

Indonesia tsunami: Aid worker's diary of desperation and hope

Friday 05, Oct, 2018

"Living in a disaster-prone country like Indonesia, I’m not a stranger to scenes of grief, but the devastation brought by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Palu was unbearable t…

Back to school: From binding books to reading them

Thursday 30, Aug, 2018

Day in and day out, 12-year-old Mohsin would work 10-hour shifts hauling around huge piles of books, desperate to know what was written inside of them.

Tania's story: Head of the family but still a child

Wednesday 29, Aug, 2018

Instead of going to school, Tania spent many of her days peeling piles of icy shrimp - squatting for eight-hour shifts at a local fish depot.

Child sponsorship in Albania: Flavio and Amy's story

Saturday 21, Jul, 2018

After two years of sponsoring and exchanging letters with Flavio, now 11 years old, in Albania, Amy decided to meet him and his family for the first time.

Advocating for a world where no girls are victims of child marriage

Tuesday 26, Jun, 2018

Meghla escaped child marriage when she was 13 and has been working to change attitudes in her community ever since.

Children born of rape in war: Jacob's story

Tuesday 19, Jun, 2018

Jacob is 17 years old. He should be enjoying school and thinking about his future, but instead his short life has been marred by struggle.

Meet the girls using football to challenge gender stereotypes

Thursday 14, Jun, 2018

As the World Cup gets underway, we visit a group of girls in South Sudan using the beautiful game to make a difference.

The only ring on young girls' minds should be from the school bell

Tuesday 12, Jun, 2018

Every year, 15 million girls under the age of 18 are married - but how can we stop it? It takes a world.

Malnutrition in South Sudan: A survivor’s story

Wednesday 30, May, 2018

Every month, thousands of children attend a World Vision nutrition centre in South Sudan to receive life-saving nutritious food packs. This is John Jacob's story.

Boris Johnson, phone booths and crazy weather: London through the eyes of Bangladeshi teens

Thursday 24, May, 2018

Two youth leaders from Bangladesh - Al-Amin Bepary and Tanzim Tabassum Tithi - spent one week in London, taking part in the Commonwealth Youth Forum earlier in April.

Malaria remains one of the leading causes of death in South Sudan

Wednesday 25, Apr, 2018

Thousands of children die from Malaria every year in South Sudan.

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