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Miss World contestants join World Vision in calling for world peace this Christmas

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Three Miss World Australia contestants have stepped out in support of World Vision’s campaign for Peace on Earth this Christmas, after a sobering report on the devastating impact of conflict and violence on children and families worldwide. Miss World Australia 2017 Esma Voloder (VIC), Miss World Australia 2018 Taylah Cannon (NSW) and 2019 runner-up Jenayah Elliott (WA) are supporting the charity’s inaugural Peace on Earth Pledge, which gives Australians the opportunity to contribute to world peace via an online campaign.

Calls for action on Australia’s ‘blind spots’ on UN Rights of the Child

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Human rights leaders, youth ambassadors and academics are calling for action today to improve child rights, marking 30 years since the since the formation of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child.

World Vision welcomes review of Australian aid budget

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

World Vision has welcomed the Federal Government’s review of its aid budget and development policy.

World Vision raises $20 million bond for families living in poverty

Friday, November 15, 2019

Families living below the poverty line in developing countries can benefit from a $20 million World Vision microfinance bond

Climate Contributes to Hunger Crisis in Southern Africa

Monday, November 11, 2019

A record 45 million people across 16 countries in Southern Africa will suffer food shortages in the next six months, according to a sobering analysis of the hunger crisis across the region.

International Day Of The Girl: Achievements And Renewed Commitments

Friday, October 11, 2019

At World Vision Australia, we are committed to protecting and empowering the worlds most vulnerable poeple. Of the 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, approximately 80 percent are women and children.

Children now have the power to choose their sponsor

Saturday, September 21, 2019

World Vision Launches ChosenTM, Ushers in a New Era of Child Sponsorship

Young adults living in the age of anxiety - new study reveals global trends of Millennials and Generation Z

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Most young people feel connected but lonely and four in ten are gripped by anxiety about money and career paths, a new global study has found. World Vision and US-based research company Barna Group have revealed a sneak peak into the survey of more than 15,000 people aged 18 to 35, in 25 countries including Australia, revealing trends among the world’s first truly global generation. The full research, which forms the basis of The Connected Generation project, will be launched at a series of special events in Australia in October in a partnership between Barna Group, World Vision and Alpha Australia.

40 HOUR FAMINE: Aussie youth trade 40 hours of student life for refugee children

Friday, September 6, 2019

Schools across Australia are buzzing with youthful idealism as students prepare to step in the shoes of a refugee by forgoing their daily luxuries and trading 40 hours of student life for young refugees around the world. The nation’s youth will be uniting with thousands of other Australians by taking on the 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (6 to 8 September) and will commit to living out of a backpack with only the essentials to help raise funds for the biggest humanitarian emergency of their generation, the global refugee crisis.

Body bags and hazmat suits in grim new #EndEbola catalogue

Saturday, August 31, 2019

BODY bags and Hazmat suits feature in a new World Vision catalogue in a radical move to shine Australia’s attention on Africa’s escalating Ebola crisis. The confronting catalogue showcases the reality of the deadly virus – which has killed more than 2000 people in just a year – and aims to raise much-needed funds for the emergency response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. While World Vision’s catalogues typically feature items like goats, chickens and bicycles, the special Ebola version launched today draws attention to the disposable hazmat suits, body bags, gloves, handwashing kits, rubber gloves and chlorine integral to fighting the disease

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