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Fearless Girl Statue a Vital Symbol of Equality

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Fearless Girl statue reminds us to keep fighting for the rights of women and girls, for the good of all humanity

Australian NGOs to Review Sexual Misconduct Safeguards

Friday, May 25, 2018

World Vision Australia welcomes the independent review aimed at improving the Australian humanitarian sector's processes in the prevention of sexual misconduct.

Australian Government partnership with World Vision to help 2000 small businesses overcome the "missing middle"

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A new World Vision program which will bridge the loan gap for struggling strong-potential businesses in Myanmar and Ghana has received an Australian Government grant of $4 million over three years.

World Vision Welcomes Funding to Fight GBV

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

World Vision Australia welcomes the announcement of a Gender Action Platform (GAP) Grant from the federal government which will enable World Vision to further tackle gender based violence in the Pacific

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.

Protection of women is everybody’s concern this International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Men and boys need to champion the rights of women if violence against women and girls in Australia and around the world is ever to be eradicated World Vision has urged.

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.

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 urges more protection for women, children in Mali

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The land-locked country has been suffering though the same food crisis as vulnerable communities across much of West Africa, but the previously stable nation was also rocked by a coup in March and subsequent seizure of the north by armed opposition groups.

“I hope to be someone who can make a difference in people's lives, whether through my work or through my personal relationships"

Thursday, March 8, 2012

In my line of work as a gender advisor for World Vision Australia, I hear a lot about the hopes and dreams of girls and women in the developing world. And yet, when World Vision recently asked female staff from around the world to share their aspirations, I still found myself a little surprised by how much their answers resonated with my own views of the future.