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Limited understanding of child sexual abuse in the South-East Asia puts children at risk

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Children in South-East Asia are at greater risk of being sexually abused because of their communities’ limited understanding of what constitutes child abuse, a new report by World Vision revealed 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.

Syrian children’s safety, futures relying on Geneva II peace agreement

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

World Vision has joined the call for all parties to the Syria conflict to negotiate a peace agreement at Geneva II to end the bloodshed, protect children and allow humanitarian aid to be provided to those desperately in need in the war-torn country.

Donors in Kuwait must commit $1 billion for Syria’s children

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

World Vision is calling for international donors to pledge USD 1 billion to meet the needs of children affected by the Syria crisis as more than 60 donor countries meet in Kuwait City today.

Peace talks critical for the future of Syria’s children

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

World Vision Chief Executive Tim Costello has welcomed the January 22 Syria peace talks, saying it is the best chance of bringing an end to the abuse and suffering of Syria’s children.

Armed groups kidnapping DRC children to fight

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being forcibly recruited into armed groups as thousands flee to avoid violence.

World Vision joins alliance to fight child abuse online

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

World Vision Australia has joined forces with an international law enforcement body to tackle online child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Exploitation of child soldiers must end

Friday, March 9, 2012

The exploitation of child soldiers by rebel groups like the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is a horrific practice and one that must end.