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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.

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.

Global Goals prove we’re all ‘aspirational now’

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Our new PM is right to say there's never been a better time to be Australian but this also means that there's never been a better time for Australia to get on with the job of building a better shared future with our neighbours. Published Huffington Post, 29 September 2015

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 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.

Trafficking advocacy in the spotlight with Freedom Award

Thursday, October 17, 2013

World Vision’s renowned anti-trafficking and slavery expert Melissa Stewart has been honoured with a Freedom Award from Anti-Slavery Australia.