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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.

Australia Takes a Lead Role in Fight to Eradicate Malaria

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

We've made great progress reducing the number of malaria cases. But recently we’ve taken our foot off the pedal. Still, a child dies from malaria every two minutes. This week’s Malaria World Congress could not come soon enough.

As Our Wallets Get Bigger Our Hearts Get Smaller

Monday, May 14, 2018

The 2018 Federal Budget revealed an even uglier picture of Australia’s miserly approach to the poorest people in the world. A further $141 million was cut from the aid budget. This was on top of the $303 million slashed last year. As Australia becomes richer, we give less, even as other less affluent countries give more.

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.

Childhood is the forgotten casualty of relentless war

Friday, August 1, 2014

On Thursday July 10 I was watching our local news in Gaza and heard there had been a missile attack which resulted in several deaths in the El Halabi family. Seven of my family members had been killed. In that moment the day’s news instantly shocked me to the core.