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When is a Halloween Costume More Than Just Child’s Play?

Friday, November 1, 2019

I have always thought that when it comes to dressing up for Halloween we should let kids be kids. Adults tend to ruin everything.

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.

Time to empower Pacific women is now

Thursday, March 7, 2013

On the eve of International Women’s Day, World Vision Australia has called on the Australian Government to detail how it plans to spend $320 million earmarked for empowering women across the Pacific region.

Child brides unintended victims of conflict, says study

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

More than 13.5 million girls are married under the age of 18 around the world, every year.

Committing to ending early marriage

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

In 21st century Australia, most of us have the luxury of choosing the timing of significant life events. And that choice has led to some interesting social trends. From the age we start having kids to the process of ageing we are increasingly seeking to delay those landmark moments. So can you imagine the distress of having real-life responsibilities thrust upon you well before you are ready?

World Vision Australia celebrates inaugural International Day of the Girl Child

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

World Vision Australia will join people and organisations around the world to celebrate the inaugural International Day of the Girl Child on Thursday 11 October 2012, which aims to raise awareness of gender inequalities between boys and girls.

West Africa crisis a warning to leaders at Rio +20

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Crippling effects of drought and extreme weather conditions in West Africa should serve as a warning to the rest of the world, according to World Vision Australia senior economist David Lansley.

When desperate men swap their daughters for goats

Thursday, June 14, 2012

What would you do if you looked out your front window and saw the child next door – the child who was once a healthy, energetic 11-year-old – search the bushes for insects to feed his youngest sister?

Children sold into marriage in Niger as food crisis worsens

Monday, June 4, 2012

Recent reports from Niger indicate girls as young as seven are being sold into marriage as food shortages force families to reduce the number of mouths they have to feed