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Children at risk in post-tsunami chaos

Friday, October 5, 2018

Children caught up in the devastation from the earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi, Indonesia, are at risk of serious trauma and vulnerable to exploitation, World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello warned from the disaster zone.

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.

Human trafficking: when awareness is not enough

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The hope of making enough money to send back to their families can outweigh known risks of exploitation when children consider migrating to richer countries for work, a groundbreaking new study has found.

Australians can give the gift of letting kids be kids this Christmas

Monday, December 1, 2014

This Christmas, World Vision is encouraging Australians to help protect vulnerable children from poverty and exploitation so they can enjoy the freedom all children should enjoy – of just being kids.

G20 Leaders Summit needs to look to balanced, inclusive growth as the answer to the economic (and investment) confidence question

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The world of today is doing its best to give the impression that it is falling apart. We are witnessing outbreaks of fundamentalism in many destructive forms. Some nations are retreating in fear from the Ebola epidemic instead of contributing to prevention and treatment efforts. And more and more ordinary citizens are loudly demanding that policy-makers incorporate the notion of fairness into their deliberations on global economic reform.

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.

Busting myths about child labourers: 168m too many to ignore

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Widespread ignorance about the scale and dimensions of child labour exploitation is holding back efforts to combat the practice, international aid and development organisation World Vision said today.

Child soldiers seek escape from violence, sex abuse

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Thousands of children recruited as soldiers and forced into sexual slavery by armed groups in the Central African Republic can’t escape because there is simply nowhere for them to go, World Vision officials said today.

Australian government urged to give children a voice

Monday, April 14, 2014

Australia should waste no time in signing and ratifying the United Nations’ international complaints procedure for children whose rights have been violated World Vision said today.