Today, it’s estimated that up to 1 billion children face violence, including physical, mental or sexual abuse. But the problem could be much greater, as violence is often hidden behind closed doors and goes underreported. It’s a problem that has lasting repercussions for a child’s wellbeing and development.
But you can help vulnerable children escape violence. When you sponsor a child, you help give them the tools they need so they are able to flourish.
children are not legally protected from corporal punishment at school.
are regularly subjected to violent discipline in the home.
admit to believing in physical punishment as a form of discipline.
When you sponsor a child, you partner with us to give them the opportunities that every child deserves.
Your sponsorship helps World Vision care for children who may be vulnerable to violence. We work to address the root causes of violence against children, including financial stress and gender inequality. We also work with local leaders and community groups to transform communities into places that nurture and support children to be all they can be.
World Vision has more than 50 years of experience in empowering children to reach their dreams. We stand apart with our holistic, long-term approach that changes a child’s whole world. For every child you sponsor, our model ensures that four more children benefit.
It takes a world to end violence against children. You can be part of this change.
At 12, Solli Raphael was the youngest winner of the annual Australian Poetry Slam held at Sydney Opera House. Now 14, Solli is keen to use the platforms of performing and writing to tackle current social issues, such as social equality, the environment and animal protection.
Today, he is partnering with World Vision to highlight the global problem of violence against children.