Up to 85 million more children face physical, sexual and emotional violence at home and in their communities over the next three months, as COVID-19 spreads worldwide.
World Vision predicts an increase in child marriage and child labour as financial difficulties
Isabel Gomes, World Vision's Global Director of Humanitarian Operations, shares how World Vision is responding to the coronavirus outbreak.
sexual exploitation or child marriage becomes much greater. The impact of
While both girls and boys can be subjected to child marriage, girls are disproportionately affected due to cultural traditions which reinforce gender discrimination.
their age. Some of the highest rates of child marriage are in countries impacted by …
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International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.
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.
their daughters and protect them from child marriage. Men Care Whispers cut through the
Across the world, girls are standing up for their rights and creating a better future for women. Discover girls’ stories of extraordinary everyday courage.
I was fully aware of the adverse effects of child marriage and its serious effects. So I refused. …
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.’
15. This is one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. The harrowing truth
Child Marriage’ 2013 …
World Vision UK's Erica Hall on the crisis of children who are forced into horrifying exploitation.
Forced Child Marriage commonly occurs across the world. Read our guide to find out the effects of child marriage and what we can do together to help.
education and healthcare. An insight into child marriage across the world What is forced child …
Girls should be in school, not marriage. Yet every 60 seconds, 23 girls will be forced to marry men, often double or even triple their age. And those at highest risk are in countries dealing with devastating emergencies. Will you take a minute to speak out against this horrible act?
young people around the world think about child marriage in humanitarian crises Read report …
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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.
One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.
child marriage and drug
This week, the Girls Not Brides conference was held in Malaysia, the largest ever meeting of advocates committed to ending child marriage.
meeting of advocates committed to ending child marriage.
Meghla escaped child marriage when she was 13 and has been working to change attitudes in her community ever since.
for the girls who are the victims of child marriage in my community. In the area where I …
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.
Every year, 15 million girls under the age of 18 are married - but how can we stop it? It takes a world.
is a key factor in the fight back against child marriage. When there are education and employment …
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.