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Rohingya refugee dads unite to protect children from violence  

Obaidur, a respected Rohingya camp leader, believes that with good teaching, men can create positive change in the heart of the coronavirus crisis.
Rohingya and is seen as a way of protecting girls from the risk of rape or abuse. … at least four million more girls could be married in the next two years.

Parents turn to violence as coronavirus bites around world

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.
interviewed said the safety and security of girls was an issue in the lockdown. An estimated … warns that at least four million more girls could be married in the next two years.

South Sudan’s children face combined risks: poverty, malnutrition and COVID-19 

Here we meet Paska, an extraordinary girl, who has become carer to her three younger siblings at the age of just 11. 
The girls weren’t left entirely by themselves for long

Coronavirus: World Vision launches largest ever humanitarian response

World Vision has dramatically scaled up its emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the virus continues to spread rapidly around the world.
this pandemic will leave millions of girls and boys

Coronavirus: How UK parents and communities are helping their kids through the loneliness of lockdown

These are the lengths families and communities are going to across the UK and around the world to make sure children feel safe, loved and happy during lockdown.
The survey found that girls tend to show their distress at the … upheaval in a different way to boys. Girls are more likely to become more easily upset

Coronavirus lockdown: UK children are lonely, scared and stressed, survey finds

One in three UK children between five and 18 years old (36%) have told parents they are lonely since the government shut schools, a survey commissioned by World Vision reveals.
to become withdrawn. The survey found that girls tend to show their distress at the … upheaval in a different way to boys. Girls are more likely to become more easily upset

Coronavirus: Children in South Sudan learn handwashing to keep themselves safe

World Vision is working with children in South Sudan, teaching them how to wash their hands properly during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Plans for a unique humanitarian response

Isabel Gomes, World Vision's Global Director of Humanitarian Operations, shares how World Vision is responding to the coronavirus outbreak.
international community to ensure a focus on girls and boys of all ages and intersections of … increased risk of mortality and morbidity. Girls and boys living in fragile contexts with

'I was almost a child bride' | Rahila's story

While both girls and boys can be subjected to child marriage, girls are disproportionately affected due to cultural traditions which reinforce gender discrimination.
23 girls under the age of 18 are forced into marriage … children have been displaced. While both girls and boys can be subjected to child … girls are disproportionately affected due to

Jermone Flynn trip to south-sudan

stories will stay with me forever. Young girls who were snatched by armed groups and forced

World Vision joins 2,000 campaigners demanding world leaders tackle the emergency facing people and planet

In a dramatic act of global unity, 2000 campaigners and public figures from over 140 countries are backing an open letter signed by 20 world-leading activists.
of Bring Back our Girls Dr. Obiageli … on a vision of a world in which women and girls can live free from

Christmas Charities - How can I help charities this Christmas?

Christmas is a time for charity and generosity, and you can help those struggling this festive season. Find out how to help give children a Christmas this year.
new life Empowerment classes for adolescent girls to learn about their rights and protecting

World Vision UK hosts Milton Keynes hustings to highlight global impact of aid

International children’s charity World Vision UK hosted a general election hustings event open to all electoral candidates for Milton Keynes North.
work was a campaign to empower neglected girls all over the world by helping them access … girls.

Our Call to Action to 2019 General Election candidates

Our Call to Action to 2019 General Election candidates. Use your voice for the most vulnerable children
must continue to play its part in protecting girls and boys around the

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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World Humanitarian Day: Karate champion empowers Syrian refugee girls in Jordan

This World Humanitarian Day, we honour the women who work on the front line of their own communities in some of the most difficult places. This is Qamar Al-Kurdi's story.
The girls in the camp learn so much from Qamar about … Qamar likes it when the girls feel … the girls are competing and achieving … Qamar dreams of creating a Syrian refugee girls karate team one day. She is just one of

World Vision seeks sponsors to give girls in poverty a fighting chance

International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.
The charity work alongside marginalised girls in poor areas … to fight abuse and oppression. It gets girls into … and harassment. World Vision staff mentor girls through school and help them grow up to be

1000 girls

with her Sponsor a girl 12 million girls get married every year Our … clubs are empowering girls to say … 64 million girls are working instead of learning We help

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while even more girls will be forced to stay home and undertake

Child Labour

girls and boys might not experience an education