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Jermone Flynn trip to south-sudan

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

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

Quick Facts

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

Child Labour

girls and boys might not experience an education

She's someone else's property: a father's story

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.
women and girls are still fighting to be treated equally. … and thinking about girls all too well. … girls girls and boys to end the cycle of poverty and

Empowering girls against child marriage

Across the world, girls are standing up for their rights and creating a better future for women. Discover girls’ stories of extraordinary everyday courage.
Girls growing up today are facing more … girls are also dealing with … ordinary girls are standing up for what they believe … is carving a path for rebel girls to become strong women. This is her

My fairy-tale, their horror story

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.’
sweetheart last month. But for thousands of girls back in her home country their wedding day … But not in the way it has for some of the girls from my home

Success stories

working with girls around the world

International Day of the Girl

of gender equality and the adversities girls face as a result of humanitarian crisis or … the impact on girls rise considerably higher. Girls are more

How modern slavery is destroying childhoods

World Vision UK's Erica Hall on the crisis of children who are forced into horrifying exploitation.
another family and one day her host asked girls and women living in the house if any of them … are all factors which contribute to boys and girls ending up caught in modern slavery. Although

Cyclone Idai: The future is uncertain for children like Paulito

Paulito and his family survived Cyclone Idai. Now they face major concerns for their future.
difficult and dangerous for women and girls. By Carey

Cyclone Idai: It’s a race against time to reach everyone

Homes, schools and hospitals have been violently ripped apart in Beira.

Cyclone Idai: Crises can destroy children’s futures. We mustn’t look away

The full scale of the damage in Mozambique is unknown, but thousands of children are alone and vulnerable.
them to work to bring in extra money. Girls will face the risk of sexual exploitation or

How Much Does Sponsoring a Child Cost?

toughest communities girls are forced to work and earn a

From refugee to award-winning aid-worker: My journey as a woman in conflict zones

Christine Ngbaazande from Yambio has been awarded a coveted humanitarian honour at the Bond International Development Awards in London.
both girls and boys … but I work to help these girls and boys become children again. I work … this award gives hope to girls and women all over South

How to Sponsor a Child

girls are vulnerable to violence and … leading many girls to have few life choices and low … can mean the chance for an education for girls who have to travel miles on foot to