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It Takes A World To End Violence Against Children

Monday, November 20, 2017

On Universal Children’s Day, World Vision Australia chief executive Claire Rogers has called on Australians to take action to prevent violence against children, including horrific levels of violence witnessed and suffered by children in Myanmar.

World Vision Welcomes Don Dale Royal Commission Report

Friday, November 17, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision welcomes the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.

World Vision Urges Peaceful Outcome In Zimbabwe

Thursday, November 16, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision has urged a peaceful resolution of military action in Zimbabwe, saying a lack of peace and stability has “the potential to set back development by years, undermine trust between communities and harm a generation of children”.

Help Us Close The Gates of Hell - Tim Costello

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Refugee conditions in Bangladesh are like looking at “the gates of hell” World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello said this morning.

Efforts to end violence against children cost global economy 9 trillion dollars and hampered by shortage of global investment

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Over one billion children each year are impacted by violence, yet less than $1.4bn worldwide is allocated towards initiatives to keep children safe from harm.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.

Struggle for children fleeing Aleppo just beginning.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

A ‘crisis within a crisis’ is unfolding in the countryside outside Aleppo as the thousands fleeing the city now face increasingly dire conditions, World Vision warned today.

Australians to take a virtual walk in the shoes of Syrians this Christmas.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

World Vision is giving Australians a chance to ‘step into the shoes’ of a young teenage Syrian refugee this Christmas with the launch of its Virtual Reality (VR) immersive 360-degree storytelling designed to give people a closer understanding of the human impact of crisis around the world.

Stop detention of children: World Vision

Thursday, February 12, 2015

World Vision Australia chief executive, Tim Costello said Australia needs to find ‘a better way’ for dealing with children in families seeking asylum in Australia.

Childhood is the forgotten casualty of relentless war

Friday, August 1, 2014

On Thursday July 10 I was watching our local news in Gaza and heard there had been a missile attack which resulted in several deaths in the El Halabi family. Seven of my family members had been killed. In that moment the day’s news instantly shocked me to the core.