Summer reads

Summer reads

It's time to relax.

We’ve curated the year's best reads. From an Aussie who changed 51 lives through child sponsorship, to a town where a single handshake can be deadly. Read the inspirational stories that you've helped create.  

Three people on a horse and cart travel past a pile of rubble.

Hope in Iraq

Two years since the battle for Mosul, displaced families are trying to rebuild their lives.

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Tom Phillips with a group of Rwandan children.

My life-changing trip

Collingwood AFL player and World Vision ambassador Tom Phillips reflects on his visit to Rwanda.

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Noela Hobbs embraces Thao, her former sponsored child

Photo: Penny Stephens/The New Daily

50-year child sponsor

Noela Hobbs has sponsored 51 children through World Vision. In August 2019, one of them came knocking on her door.

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A small child washes his hands over a plastic bucket.

Life in the Ebola zone

Why the world needs to know what's happening on the frontline of the Ebola epidemic.

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Alana and Joshua Nicholls sit amongst a group of children in Zambia.

Companies giving back

Giving back is a major business motivator for Platinum Electricians' Alana and Joshua Nicholls.

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Soccer balls

Racism in sport

A national survey of 11-19 year old students found alarming levels of racism in local sports.

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Four teenage girls from India stand in a line.

Tackling girls' inequality

See how the numbers stack up against girls in the developing world.

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A child's hands covered in dirt

Make-up's dark secret

Mica minerals that make their way into our highlighters and creams are being mined using child labour in illegal mines.

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A boy holds re-usable pads for menstruation.

Talking menstruation

Feminine hygiene products are a vital ongoing healthcare investment for millions of women and young girls worldwide.

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Jessica Gomes with her sponsored child

In Uganda with Jessica Gomes

Model and World Vision ambassador Jessica Gomes meets her sponsored child in Uganda.

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