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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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⚡️ 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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Up to 8 million children in #DRC are in urgent need of support. Funding is despertately needed to help the next gen… https://t.co/KIyVcNAvBP

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

Wednesday 18, Apr, 2018

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

Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

Friday 13, Apr, 2018

Millions of people caught up in a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo risk rising levels of hunger, death and disease due to a lack of aid funding.

UK should lead the international community in driving greater spending to protect children

Thursday 12, Apr, 2018

The UK must do more to protect children as less than £1 per child globally is spent to prevent violence, World Vision warns following Penny Mordaunt's statement on UK aid.

World Vision UK launches 2017 Impact Report as charity launches two aid delivery mechanisms

Wednesday 11, Apr, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision UK has today published a new report detailing the impact of its work in 2017.

School violence adds trauma for Syria’s war-scarred children, World Vision warns

Thursday 22, Mar, 2018

Children who have fled fighting in Syria are suffering further brutality at school, aid charity World Vision reveals today.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Monday 19, Mar, 2018

World Vision UK announces new measures to keep children and vulnerable adults safe from harm.

World Vision Weaves a Week for Women in Croydon

Friday 09, Mar, 2018

International charity World Vision is launching a Week for Women with a unique weaving event at Croydon’s Whitgift Shopping Centre on Wednesday 7 March. The week will celebrate wom…

Urgent aid needed to avert humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia

Tuesday 06, Mar, 2018

World Vision urges the UK government to put pressure on the international community to respond urgently to the hunger crisis in Somalia before it’s too late.

Only lasting ceasefire will end carnage in Ghouta, warns World Vision

Monday 26, Feb, 2018

Aid agency World Vision is backing calls for an immediate ceasefire to halt escalating violence in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.

Statement on inaccurate Haiti reports

Sunday 18, Feb, 2018

The earthquake in Haiti was a tragedy for the hundreds of thousands of children and their families who lost everything.

Syria crisis: Chlorine attacks and airstrikes displace many in Idlib

Thursday 08, Feb, 2018

The humanitarian crisis in Syria is worsening following reports of suspected chlorine attacks in the city of Idlib this week.

Hundreds of child soldiers released from armed groups in South Sudan

Wednesday 07, Feb, 2018

More than 250 child soldiers associated with South Sudan’s numerous fighting groups will be released today following the successful intervention of World Vision and other aid agenc…

World Vision condemns violence in the DRC

Wednesday 24, Jan, 2018

World Vision responds to the latest developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

As Ethiopia faces catastrophic drought, more girls are forced into early marriages

Friday 19, Jan, 2018

Alarming levels of food shortages caused by prolonged droughts in Ethiopia are forcing more girls into early marriages, international aid agency World Vision has revealed.

Thousands of Syrian refugees face winter hunger in Lebanon as funding lines freeze

Wednesday 17, Jan, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision, has scaled up efforts to support Syrian families camped out in Lebanon as winter takes hold in the refugee settlements.

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Pulling children from the clutches of malnutrition in Somalia

Friday 30, Jun, 2017

World Vision, together with the World Food Programme, has provided 16,612 children and 5,684 mothers with ready use supplementary foods and a monthly rations of nutrition packs jam…

Joining the World Vision UK family

Wednesday 28, Jun, 2017

In May, World Vision UK held an Ambassador Day. Our ambassador Gail, who attended the day, recounts her experience.

The Hidden Legacy of Sexual Violence in Conflict

Monday 19, Jun, 2017

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 sto…

Sleeping into death - the cost of drought in Kenya

Saturday 17, Jun, 2017

Baby Akusi was showing visible signs of wasting when she was brought to the clinic in Turkana County, Kenya. Her mother, Lomukuny, was worried by her orange hair and diarrhoea

The Universality of playing

Thursday 08, Jun, 2017

Following a recent trip to a refugee camp in Niger, our Senior Conflict Advisor Sarah Pickwick reflects on how our Child Friendly Spaces give children a sense of normality and allo…

Food distributions empower women in South Sudan

Saturday 03, Jun, 2017

World Vision has been running food distributions here in Northern Bhar-el-Gazal since February, making sure that thousands of people don’t succumb to starvation. Adele is one of th…

Syria's Refugees: Ahmad never had a hobby before

Thursday 01, Jun, 2017

Joining our Child Friendly Space in Lebanon gave Ahmad an opportunity to learn new skills and games, make new friends and start excelling academically. Ahmad’s childhood was saved …

Rising above poverty in Honduras

Wednesday 24, May, 2017

Hector Ramirez built his own micro-enterprise to pull himself and his family out of poverty. After receiving training and support from World Vision, Hector started a family busines…

Escaping Boko Haram: “I no longer feel afraid.”

Tuesday 23, May, 2017

Mohamed escaped captivity from Boko Haram and was reunited with his family in Niger at a camp. There he attends school and plays with his friends at our Child Friendly Space.

Serving hope, one hot meal at a time

Wednesday 10, May, 2017

When Amandru and her children fled South Sudan, they walked about four weeks until they reached the refugee camp in Uganda. During the journey, they survived on a handful of peanut…

Life in a South Sudanese camp as an unaccompanied Internally Displaced Person

Friday 05, May, 2017

Ayman* waved his parents goodbye as the small boat left the shore and started floating down the river. Sitting on a wooden bench with his two younger brothers and younger sister, h…

Case study: Borehole brings hope to schoolchildren

Tuesday 02, May, 2017

As experts in water, sanitation and hygiene in emergencies, we're drilling and restoring boreholes, building emergency latrines, distributing soap, hand wash kits and organising hy…

Keeping children in school – and fed in South Sudan!

Friday 28, Apr, 2017

Over 800 children currently attend Rumathoi school, located in the Northern South Sudan and while they are quite during their first few classes, they get all the more excited about…

Sky Diving for South Sudan

Thursday 27, Apr, 2017

It was a very memorable day, and not a standard Wednesday morning. I was strapped to a guy’s lap circling above the clouds, 13,000 feet in the air. Feeling weirdly calm, I looked o…

Nepal’s young disaster managers

Sunday 23, Apr, 2017

In the case of an earthquake, Swosthani, 14, from Nepal and her classmates know what to do. She is no longer afraid and has joined a World Vision school club that ensures children …


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