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Angela Atim of Watye ki Gen meets Angelina Jolie at UK government to support survivors of sexual violence in conflict.
After overcoming epilepsy and avoiding an arranged marriage when she was just 14, Sonia is determined to work for World Vision one day. Now 22, Sonia credits the NGO with supporting her and her family while she was young. This is her story...
World Vision is urging the new International Development Secretary Priti Patel to take a lead in ramping up action to eradicate child marriages by 2030.
on the second anniversary of the Girl Summit. The report is issued in partnership with
At the Girl Summit in 2014, leaders and organisations from around the world came together and pledged to end child marriage. Today in South-eastern Nepal, World Vision and the UK government are working together to make this goal come true.
At the Girl Summit in
As an advocate for change in her country, 17-year-old Alice felt the impact of the Ebola crisis twice; not only did it affect her family and peers on a personal level, it also slowed the rate of change and support she could give to vulnerable girls in her community. She describes how upsetting it was to see girls as young as 14 falling pregnant, and how we can still work together to support those in need…
were invited to the Girl Summit hosted by the UK government and UNICEF in
Violence against women and girls is all too prevalent in the world. It crosses cultures, economic status and ethnicity.
Alice and Alfred flew in from Sierra Leone to take part in the Girl Summit to tackle the issues of FGM and early marriage. One month on from their visit, they both take time to reflect on the change they are helping enable from a local to a global level.
and early marriage at the Girl Summit. A month on from their
As the Girl Summit draws to a close, our Child Rights Programme Advisor Tracy Shields completes Part II of her summit reflection.
Girl Summit Words fail me to tell you how proud we …
Speaking at UK's first Girl Summit, WVUK CEO Justin Byworth shares solutions to end FGM & Early Marriage.
child marriage and FGM. Speaking at the Girl Summit 2014 in
Ahead of next week's Girl Summit our Child Rights Programme Advisor, Tracy Shields shares why she's raising not just her voice and our voice, but the voices of the children living in fear of FGM and early marriage.
ahead of next week's Girl Summit Tracy shares why …
Women in the Solomon Islands suffer some of the highest rates of domestic violence in the world. Two out of three women aged 15-49 who have ever been in a relationship, reporting experiencing physical and/or sexual violence by an intimate partner. That is 64 per cent.