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Nearly 700 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The first of 700 child soldiers caught up in the conflict in South Sudan have been released today in a major breakthrough for World Vision’s reunification and reintegration work in the troubled African state.

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.

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.

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.

Armed groups kidnapping DRC children to fight

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being forcibly recruited into armed groups as thousands flee to avoid violence.

Exploitation of child soldiers must end

Friday, March 9, 2012

The exploitation of child soldiers by rebel groups like the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is a horrific practice and one that must end.

Former child soldiers share stories to build peace

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Former Ugandan child soldiers Grace Arach and Paul Okwokene are sharing their stories with Australians to raise awareness about civil war, child abuse and human trafficking in developing countries.