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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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Tools for school - vital materials for children affected by Child Labour in Afghanistan

Wednesday 19, Apr, 2017

Growing up with a father addicted to drugs, Negina, 12, from Afghanistan, was forced to work alongside her mother from sunrise to sunset to provide for her five younger siblings.

From Hunger to Chef Dreams

Thursday 13, Apr, 2017

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Thursday 06, Apr, 2017

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What Our Kids Need: Blogger Stories

Tuesday 04, Apr, 2017

At the start of the year we asked to bloggers write about what their children last needed and what this meant to them. We were delighted with the inspirational posts that came bac…

Caring for children in conflict: Child's play

Monday 03, Apr, 2017

All children love to play, whether at home or away. Children in the Lake Chad Basin are no different.

Fighting tuberculosis in drought-stricken Somalia

Friday 24, Mar, 2017

While Somalia is struggling with an on-setting famine, the country is, at the same time, fighting another silent killer: Tuberculosis. 8-year-old Molit and his brother Ali are bein…

The hopes and dreams of four orphaned children in India

Thursday 23, Mar, 2017

We spoke to four orphaned children in India, currently hoping to be sponsored, to hear their hopes and dreams for the future. Read their stories.

First faces of famine in Somalia

Wednesday 15, Mar, 2017

Muhammad is severely malnourished. You can see something is wrong the moment you meet him. But it’s quickly confirmed by the World Vision doctors who have set up a mobile heath uni…

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

Thursday 09, Mar, 2017

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.

The power of a sewing machine

Wednesday 08, Mar, 2017

Roji, in Bangladesh, turned her family’s life around when she enrolled herself in tailoring training and became the main source of income for her family. Her children are now well …

Jerome Flynn faces the reality of violence against children in Myanmar

Sunday 05, Mar, 2017

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, vic…

Sharmin’s story: educating girls to overcome poverty

Wednesday 01, Mar, 2017

17-year-old Sharmin, from Bangladesh, dropped out of school after completing grade 4 to support her family, selling food on the roadside with her mother. This reality is all too of…

Children of the Lake Chad Basin: The vulnerable, looking after the vulnerable

Friday 24, Feb, 2017

In crisis, children regularly miss out on opportunities. They are forced to drop out of school, thrown out of home, and find themselves struggling in ways they had never imagined.

World Vision provides life-saving intervention as Somalia is on the brink of famine

Wednesday 22, Feb, 2017

Somalia’s landscape has progressively turned drier and dustier over the past months, and with no rain in sight for the second year, rivers have dried up across the country and plan…

“Today I’m saying goodbye to the agony of diarrhoea”

Friday 17, Feb, 2017

For Amanuel, 12, from Ethiopia, clean water means everything. Since World Vision installed a new water pipe in his village, he hasn’t stopped telling everyone how happy he is.


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