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Gaza ceasefire must be lasting Children rely on peace to end violence and bloodshed

Saturday, May 22, 2021

World Vision has welcomed a ceasefire to the violence that has pushed Gaza to breaking point, but warns it must be sustainable to ensure safe and healthy futures for children living in the region.

COVID-19 aid rethink welcome, but must go beyond our immediate region - CEO

Saturday, May 30, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the Australian Government’s plan Partnerships for Recovery which outlines how Australia will support its regional neighbours through COVID-19 but renewed its call that this global crisis requires a global response.

New Report: Girls on the Move in Eastern Africa Urgently Need Protection

Thursday, June 28, 2018

More than 2.5 million girls have been forced to flee their homes across eastern Africa and are in urgent need of protection, a new report from World Vision has found.

Efforts to end violence against children cost global economy 9 trillion dollars and hampered by shortage of global investment

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Over one billion children each year are impacted by violence, yet less than $1.4bn worldwide is allocated towards initiatives to keep children safe from harm.

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.

Violence in Gaza and Israel must end for the sake of children: World Vision

Friday, July 11, 2014

World Vision condemns the escalating violence towards Israelis and Palestinians which has resulted in deaths and injuries of children on both sides of the conflict.

South Sudan anniversary is no cause for celebration

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Three years ago there was dancing on the streets of South Sudan as a new nation was born with hopes and dreams for a free and independent future. Finally there was to be a future of democracy and peace, with plans for rapid development and construction of infrastructure funded by newly found oilfields. More than 1 million South Sudanese, including many who had been living in Australia, returned to their homeland full of hope and expectation.

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.