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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.

Australia's trafficking commitment an opportunity to lead

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

World Vision congratulates the Australian Government’s renewed commitment to tackling human trafficking in the Asia-Pacific region, but the international aid organisation says even more can be done.

Christians unite to end modern-day slavery

Friday, November 9, 2012

Abolitionist Sunday is an annual day when Christians join the next generation of abolitionists by engaging with the fight for freedom and justice of millions of people trafficked and exploited worldwide.

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.

International slavery report recognises Asia-Pacific projects, but millions still vulnerable

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The aid and development organisation congratulated the Australian Government on its efforts to fight human trafficking following the release of the 2012 Trafficking in Person (TIP) Report in Washington D.C. yesterday.

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.

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

Labour trafficking, not sex trafficking needs more attention

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Stories of girls as young as five found exploited and abused in brothels have been splashed across our screens for the past 10 years. These stories are shocking and deserve the media's scrutiny, but this shining light on one dark corner of our world has meant an even larger issue has not been given the attention it needs and deserves.

Aid agency calls on Australia to show leadership on human trafficking

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Australia’s largest aid agency will urge the government to step up its efforts to combat human trafficking through the appointment of an Australian Ambassador for Trafficking in Persons.

Sending asylum seekers to East Timor raises many questions

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Australia’s largest aid agency today urged the Australian Government to immediately provide details on its plan to establish a regional processing centre for asylum seekers in East Timor.