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Attack on Ukraine hospital a horrifying act against children and the vulnerable

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Thursday, March 10: World Vision Australia condemns the attack on a children's hospital and maternity ward in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol as a horrifying act against children, the sick and those seeking refuge.

Gaza ceasefire must be lasting Children rely on peace to end violence and bloodshed

Saturday, May 22, 2021

World Vision has welcomed a ceasefire to the violence that has pushed Gaza to breaking point, but warns it must be sustainable to ensure safe and healthy futures for children living in the region.

As last kids leave Nauru, World Vision calls on MPs to back new law for sick refugees detained offshore

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Australia’s leading humanitarian agency, World Vision today welcomed the news that the last kids are coming off Nauru, by calling on Australia’s political leaders to back a new law that guarantees medical transfers for sick refugees trapped in island detention.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.

New report sounds alarm for desperate children caught in conflict

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Urgent measures are needed to reverse a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation and save the children of South Sudan from a desperate plight, a new report by World Vision warns.

World Vision suspends work in South Sudan

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

An escalation in conflict has resulted in the relocation of staff and suspension of World Vision programs in Unity State, South Sudan.

Australian Government must do more for Syria: World Vision says on eve of Kuwait conference

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Children facing their fifth year of war need to be the focus of a major conference for Syria this week, humanitarian agency World Vision said today. Ahead of today’s donor conference in Kuwait (March 31), the humanitarian relief, development and advocacy organisation has issued a desperate plea, publicly and privately, to governments who will be attending, including the Australian Government.

G20 takes up child labour exploitation challenge

Friday, September 12, 2014

The world’s 168 million child labourers are firmly on the G20’s radar after a pivotal meeting of the world’s labour and employment ministers in Melbourne.

Children still bearing the brunt of continuing bloodshed

Friday, July 25, 2014

Children are being killed at an average rate of ten a day as the bloody conflict between Israel and Gaza continues, while countless others are being injured or witnessing the horrors of the fighting, World Vision Australia’s chief executive Tim Costello said today.

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