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Children vulnerable in post cyclone chaos

Monday, March 25, 2019

With more than one million children affected by the cyclone and its aftermath, World Vision’s round the clock efforts to meet basic survival needs are compounded by fears for children, World Vision CEO Claire Rogers said today.

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.

Let’s Not Forget Our Sisters in the Asia-Pacific on White Ribbon Day

Thursday, November 24, 2016

World Vision’s new CEO, Claire Rogers, has called on Australians to remember their sisters in the Asia-Pacific region when campaigning for the elimination of violence against women.

World Vision marks UN day against human trafficking

Friday, July 29, 2016

On World Day against Trafficking in Persons, July 30, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has urged Australians to reflect on the millions of children around the world at risk of trafficking, harm and exploitation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.