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Sharmila: a force for children

28/07/2014

Sharmila is just 18 years old, but she is already an influential member of her community. As secretary of her local Child Protection Unit (CPU) in northern India, community members come to her with...

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Celebrating a confident and capable community

28/07/2014

Have you ever wondered what happens when our work in your sponsored child's community nears completion? Well it's a time to celebrate together!

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Melbourne kids deliver a precious gift

28/07/2014

Siblings Elijah, Asher and Aliya know all about hard work and perseverance.

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From the streets to the police force: Htet's story

27/06/2014

At just five years old, Htet found himself living on the streets of Myanmar. But thanks to Child Rescue supporters like you Htet...

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Busting the myths about child labour

11/06/2014

When people hear about child labour, they might think it isn't that bad. They may presume that those affected are mainly teenagers, doing light work and after-school jobs. But sadly, that is wrong.

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From a bare mountain to a dense forest: restoring the land in Ethiopia

11/06/2014

In Ethiopia, decades of continuously clearing trees for charcoal and firewood have left thousands of hectares of hills barren.

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Running from violence, Rose gave birth by the roadside

23/05/2014

Rose was eight-and-a-half months pregnant and just widowed when she had to run from armed men.

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Sisters lead change in Ethiopia

7/05/2014

Injera, a traditional Ethiopian bread, cooks on a nearby stove oven. Chickens run around the yard of the dusty compound. And in a small and modest room where Hadas' family of four live, she shares...

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Let's stop the deaths: simple steps to saving mothers and babies

7/05/2014

What will it take to reduce maternal and child deaths? According to World Vision's Dr Tari Turner "simple cost effective evidence-based" actions have the potential to radically reduce the incidence...

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