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Amika George calls for global action to end period poverty after Zambia trip

UK activist Amika George is urging world leaders to stamp out period poverty after visiting a World Vision menstrual hygiene project in Zambia.

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It’s great to see so many children and young people around the world attending the #ClimateStrikes. We must listen… https://t.co/DjtLWeF8Dd

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International Youth Day: Celebrating youth advocates at World Vision UK

Monday 12, Aug, 2019

On International Youth Day, World Vision UK's Dr Carine Le Borgne reflects on her work with youth advocates for our It Takes A World campaign.

She's someone else's property: a father's story

Tuesday 30, Jul, 2019

True gender equality means we’re all in it together. In India these men are redefining gender roles and protecting girls from child marriage and violence.

Empowering girls against child marriage

Wednesday 24, Jul, 2019

Across the world, girls are standing up for their rights and creating a better future for women. Discover girls’ stories of extraordinary everyday courage.

My fairy-tale, their horror story

Monday 15, Jul, 2019

A wedding day that could have been so different. Temwa from Malawi has just married the man of her dreams – but other girls from her home face a very different idea of ‘bride.’

Why I joined the It Takes A World campaign: A youth advocate’s story

Monday 01, Jul, 2019

Youth advocates like 19-year-old biochemistry student Asini have been working with us to help end violence against children.

How modern slavery is destroying childhoods

Friday 17, May, 2019

World Vision UK's Erica Hall on the crisis of children who are forced into horrifying exploitation.

The overwhelming joy of meeting the girl I have sponsored for a decade

Friday 17, May, 2019

Angela Farries travelled with children’s charity World Vision to Tanzania in November 2018

Cyclone Idai: The future is uncertain for children like Paulito

Thursday 28, Mar, 2019

Paulito and his family survived Cyclone Idai. Now they face major concerns for their future.

Cyclone Idai tears through Mozambique: Adelino's Story

Wednesday 27, Mar, 2019

Adelino has a beautiful smile, but when he speaks of Cyclone Idai which ripped apart his community - his world - his eyes betray the suffering he’s seen.

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EU policy on refugees costing children’s lives, says World Vision

Thursday 17, Mar, 2016

Leaders gathered in Brussels today must fulfill their responsibility to protect children, no matter where they live or where they have come from, says World Vision.

Children most at risk as Zimbabwe says 4 million need food aid due to drought

Thursday 17, Mar, 2016

World Vision has called for more funding to address food shortages across Southern Africa as the government of Zimbabwe announced that more than a third of the country's population…

As Syrian war enters 6th year, humanitarian agencies make joint appeal to allow aid to reach those in need

Wednesday 16, Mar, 2016

More than 100 humanitarian agencies appealed today - on the fifth anniversary of the start of the Syria conflict - to allow immediate and on-going access to people suffering inside…

Stamping out stigma

Thursday 10, Mar, 2016

Ministers, MPs, Peers and social justice experts at the House of Commons threw their weight behind stamping out stigma for survivors of sexual violence at a House of Commons debate…

Decision to close Slovenian borders will make life worse for children, says World Vision  

Wednesday 09, Mar, 2016

Today’s announcement to restrict access for asylum seekers and refugees will only create bigger problems, especially for children, says aid agency World Vision.

War in Syria costing £3.2bn a month

Tuesday 08, Mar, 2016

War is costing Syria more than £3.2bn (US$4.5bn) each month in lost economic growth, a report from children’s charity World Vision and Frontier Economics reveals.

World Vision UK calls for immediate ban on tear gas at borders

Monday 07, Mar, 2016

World Vision UK is calling for an immediate European-wide ban on using tear gas and batons against refugee families fleeing war zones.

World Vision among top ten UK charities to work for

Monday 29, Feb, 2016

World Vision UK has been hailed as a top charity by its workforce, climbing to ninth place in the Sunday Times’ prestigious ‘Best 100 Not-for-Profit Organisations’ list.

Aid agencies urgently responding to unprecedented conflict at UN Protection of Civilians site

Thursday 25, Feb, 2016

Tens of thousands of South Sudanese are living in dire conditions and extreme fear after destruction of most of a UN Protection of Civilian (POC)

Syria Bombing Damages A’zaz Hospital | World Vision UK

Tuesday 16, Feb, 2016

A World Vision-supported hospital in northern Syria has been damaged by a missile near miss. Read more on the Syria crisis from charity World Vision.

Funding must translate rapidly into action for Syrian refugees

Thursday 04, Feb, 2016

World Vision UK has welcomed the pledge of more than US$10bn for the Syria Crisis as a significant stride forward to treat the ‘symptoms of the Syria Crisis’.

Children’s lives at stake unless Syria Crisis donors ‘shift up a gear’

Thursday 04, Feb, 2016

World leaders gathering in London today must make a realistic and robust funding pledge.

Cautious welcome for Government's child refugee announcement

Thursday 28, Jan, 2016

Britain's decision to take more unaccompanied child refugees from Syria is honourable but we need more.

Webcam abuse case is ‘tip of the iceberg’, warns World Vision

Tuesday 26, Jan, 2016

Online abuse of vulnerable children overseas is on the rise because of the growing use of webcams, World Vision UK has warned following the sentencing of an offender at the Old Bai…

Sierra Leone is "better equipped" to handle Ebola, says World Vision

Monday 18, Jan, 2016

World Vision’s response teams and ambulance fleet are on standby after Sierra Leone officials confirmed new Ebola case.


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Mother Language Day

Sunday 21, Feb, 2016

On Mother Language Day, we explore how World Vision's literacy programming has made a lasting impact on the reading skills of children in Dumka, India – a community where many chil…

Lost along the way

Friday 19, Feb, 2016

Goran Stupar spent last week in Serbia speaking to refugees about the things they've lost since fleeing Syria. Broken, discarded shoes by roadsides, clothing washed up on beaches, …

A Rock and a Hard Place

Wednesday 17, Feb, 2016

A World Vision Supporter, Philip Jinadu, discusses his recent visit to Azraq Refugee Camp. Speaking of the families he met that simply want the best for their children, he talks ab…

The cost of child soldiers

Friday 12, Feb, 2016

On Red Hand Day, Senior Child Rights Policy Advisor Erica Hall shares the stories of the former child soldiers she has met while fighting for child rights. Today, carries an import…

World Vision made them feel safe again

Friday 12, Feb, 2016

Media Specialist Carina Wint travelled to the Children of War centre in Gulu, Northern Uganda, to see how World Vision is helping children like nine-year-old Moses find safety and …

Pancakes around the world

Tuesday 09, Feb, 2016

While not every country celebrates Shrove Tuesday, pancakes and flatbreads form a staple diet in many of the countries we work in. Whether it's lunchtime pancakes in the Philippine…

Waiting to start a new life

Monday 08, Feb, 2016

Syrian refugee and father, Fahad, discusses the treacherous couple of years he and his family have endured since fleeing their home. Sleeping at a roadside with his wife and 5 chil…

Saying no

Saturday 06, Feb, 2016

In primary school, Kenyan activist Betty Lolgisoi watched as one by one her friends went through female genital mutilation (FGM). In her village it was something that every girl we…

Too young for marriage

Friday 05, Feb, 2016

14-year-old Virginia knows from personal experience how destructive the practice of early marriage can be. She tells us the story of one of her friends who dropped out of school an…

Serbia: Sadness starts in the South

Wednesday 03, Feb, 2016

Our Head of Policy Gavin Crowden spent last week in Serbia, walking with refugees and hearing their stories. What he found were parents who had fled a depleted Syria, desperately s…

Conquering the cold

Wednesday 27, Jan, 2016

Last week World Vision's Kate took bloggers Rosie and Tanya out to Jordan to meet just a few of the 230,000 Syrian refugees living there who are in need of help to get through the …

The days of feeling unsafe are over now

Thursday 21, Jan, 2016

12-year-old Ndawona and her five siblings were left sleeping in a mud hut covered with dry grass. The poor condition of their shelter meant that it leaked every time it rained, for…

Water is life

Tuesday 19, Jan, 2016

For father-of-four Ali, fleeing the conflict in Syria was only the start of his families’ hardship. Reaching the relative safety of a refugee camp in Lebanon, it was the difficulty…

Finding Peace

Thursday 14, Jan, 2016

Children have a way of finding their own peace and, almost every day for the last two years, brothers Phouch and Liev have found theirs on the football pitch. But no amount of foot…

Freezing in the cold

Thursday 14, Jan, 2016

Sitting in the middle of an empty field near the border-crossing between Serbia and Croatia, Rima, a Syrian refugee is in tears as she describes how she felt when her eight-year-ol…


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