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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.

From book-binding to book reading, the story of a former child labourer

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Working at a local book-binders in Northern India, 12 year old Mohsin earned just 30 cents a day. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, December 2, is aimed at helping free children like Mohsin who was once among the world’s estimated 168 million child labourers.

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.

World Refugee Day highlights the shocking outlook for Syria’s children

Thursday, June 19, 2014

On World Refugee Day, World Vision Australia is urging Australians to remember the fact that more than half of the 2.8 million Syrian refugees fleeing conflict are children. The United Nations estimates that this number will reach a staggering 3 million refugees in just a few months.

G20 must rescue 168 million from child labour – Costello

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

With one in ten children across the globe employed in child labour there is an urgent need for G20 nations to make sure their plans for growth are not built on the backs of the world’s innocents.

All we should be saying, is give peace a chance

Monday, September 2, 2013

Today Australia steps into one of the most significant roles on the global stage. We do so at a time of grave international turmoil. As president of the United Nations Security Council, Australia is now responsible for leading the discussion on the Syrian conflict as support for a US-led military intervention grows. The gravity of this situation cannot be underestimated and our government's task is not to be envied.

Cadbury falls behind on addressing forced, child and trafficked labour

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

This Easter it’s time for Cadbury to hop to it and publish a timetabled commitment for moving entirely to ethical cocoa in its chocolate products, says international charity World Vision.

World Vision welcomes landmark chocolate decision and a better future for cocoa farmers

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

World Vision Australia has welcomed the announcement by Nestlé that every chocolate confectionery product it sells in Australia will now be produced using sustainable cocoa.

Christians unite to end modern-day slavery

Friday, November 9, 2012

Abolitionist Sunday is an annual day when Christians join the next generation of abolitionists by engaging with the fight for freedom and justice of millions of people trafficked and exploited worldwide.

Time to give child labour the boot

Thursday, September 27, 2012

In its biggest week of the year, the AFL has had to respond to reports that it was using footballs stitched by Indian child labourers who are paid mere cents for the work.