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World Vision seeks sponsors to give girls in poverty a fighting chance

International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.
equal access to education. The Christian aid organisation aims to get 1000 girls

She's someone else's property: a father's story

True gender equality means we’re all in it together. In India these men are redefining gender roles and protecting girls from child marriage and violence.
treat the new bride as a maid. Everything is thrust on her

World Vision UK urges new International Development Secretary to maintain DFID's independence

World Vision UK calls on the new DFID Secretary to fight for the department to remain independent.

World leaders must wake up to Ebola crisis as International Health Emergency declared

World leaders must wake up to the deadly Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Vision warns today.
but said there were no confirmed cases in the country

World Vision delivers aid to Rohingya refugees during monsoon

World Vision is delivering life-sustaining aid to hundreds of thousands of children and their families as monsoon rains lash the world’s largest refugee camp.
aid to hundreds of thousands of children and … the sprawling camps. Their efforts paid off. Despite hazardous weather … able to access the camps to deliver food aid to the refugees and other

World Vision UK presents It Takes A World petition to DFID

World Vision UK on Monday presented the Department for International Development with a petition urging it to increase spending to stop children being abused and assaulted in disaster zones.
commissioned by World Vision into UK aid in … will improve transparency and make sure all aid is being spent as effectively as possible. … must also be included in discussions about aid and foreign policy issues which affect

Idlib crisis: Thousands of pregnant women and babies at risk as they flee deadly violence

Thousands of pregnant women, vulnerable infants and young children are fleeing the bombardment of Idlib in north-western Syria, World Vision warns today.
today. A new needs assessment from the aid agency’s partners in Idlib reveals that … aid agencies risk being overwhelmed with … said they had children under five years old who

World Vision responds to 'terrifying' attacks in Idlib

Children in Idlib are experiencing terrifying bombardment and violence, with reports that dozens of children have been killed in the last two months.

World Vision preparing for potential ‘catastrophic’ Ebola outbreak across East Africa

World Vision has mobilised staff across East Africa to prepare for any further spread of the deadly Ebola virus from an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
said Dr Henry … said Dan … said Dr Agoustou

First Ebola case confirmed in Uganda: Millions of children face a looming threat

Uganda’s health ministry has confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola, following the ongoing outbreak in DRC which has claimed the lives of almost 1,400 people.
last week. A statement from the WHO said a Rapid Response Team has been displaced to

Thousands of children at risk as Ebola escalates in DRC

Cases of Ebola are escalating rapidly as the second largest outbreak in history continues to spread in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Demolitions in Lebanon: at least 15,000 Syrian refugee children will be made homeless

At least 15,000 Syrian children face homelessness as their homes in Arsal, Lebanon, are scheduled for demolition.
three international aid said the three agencies that work with children … she said sitting in a

How modern slavery is destroying childhoods

World Vision UK's Erica Hall on the crisis of children who are forced into horrifying exploitation.
certainly not thriving. She was afraid to go outside because the army and policy … she said having enough to eat and learning. When I … she said the army and

The overwhelming joy of meeting the girl I have sponsored for a decade

Angela Farries travelled with children’s charity World Vision to Tanzania in November 2018
I was afraid it would mean we could not meet her … I felt so overjoyed and thankful when we said our

Children fear they can’t go back to school after Cyclone Fani devastation

Children fear they might not be able to go back to school after the devastation of Cyclone Fani in India and Bangladesh.

World Vision UK launches Cyclone Fani appeal

World Vision UK has launched an emergency appeal to fund the humanitarian response to Cyclone Fani.

New International Development Secretary urged to put child protection at the heart of UK Aid

New International Development Secretary Rory Stewart must put UK aid back on track and ensure that it meets the needs of the most vulnerable children, says World Vision UK.
lost sight of the real purpose of aid must put UK aid back on track and ensure that it meets the

Cyclone Kenneth: World Vision on standby as second cyclone bears down on Mozambique

Aid agencies in Mozambique, including World Vision, are on stand-by to respond to a potentially lethal cyclone – the second to hit the country in two months.
Aid agencies in … and put staff on standby to be deployed. Aid workers are also partnering with the

Faith leaders and organisations urge Theresa May: 'Aid must help the poorest'

World Vision UK stands with dozens of faith leaders and organisations who in an open letter to Theresa May, urged the Prime Minister to maintain the aid budget and protect the quality of UK aid.
have urged the Prime Minister to prioritise aid and protect the … Spending Review to urge you to maintain the aid budget and protect the quality of UK aid. In

Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn meets South Sudan’s child soldiers

Actor shares "deeply moving" experiences of trip to war-torn country, as fears of full-blown conflict mount.
ripped apart by war. Dedicated World Vision aid workers are helping desperate families