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Parents turn to violence as coronavirus bites around world

Up to 85 million more children face physical, sexual and emotional violence at home and in their communities over the next three months, as COVID-19 spreads worldwide.
are concerned that cuts and restrictions on child protection systems and social care mean vulnerable

Coronavirus: A Venezuela family struggles to make a living among the dead

On top of Venezuela's economic crisis, vulnerable children like Luigi and his brother face the threat of COVID-19, as their father struggles to make ends meet.
child protection and food assistance.

Coronavirus: Plans for a unique humanitarian response

Isabel Gomes, World Vision's Global Director of Humanitarian Operations, shares how World Vision is responding to the coronavirus outbreak.
child protection and increased risk of … invest in continuity of child protection systems and

Coronavirus: A mental and physical health crisis

Coronavirus may have a big impact on the mental health of people globally. Read about the impact on mental health from one of our child protection experts.
Head of Child Protection Coronavirus is a … equipping them to identify child protection threats and work with families and local

Coronavirus: World Vision's fight to stop the spread

World Vision’s Global Lead for Health & Nutrition explains how, in the middle of a medical emergency, our teams are protecting families vulnerable to coronavirus.
child protection and

Transforming children’s lives in Mosul, Iraq

Iraq is one of the world’s most fragile contexts, creating an environment which is dangerous for children and leaves families displaced in camps. Find out how World Vision supports children like Raja.

Aid agencies evacuate Ebola and measles hotspots as violence flares in DRC

A sudden surge in violence in the DRC has forced aid agencies to suspend work, putting lives at risk as the fight against Ebola and measles is undermined.
people and carries a range of health and child protection programmes.

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.
The charity also urges DFID to designate child protection as

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.

Cyclone Idai

Vision has conducted Channels of Hope for child protection training to selected community members in … child protection and assistance to resume classes.

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.

Cyclone Idai: The future is uncertain for children like Paulito

Paulito and his family survived Cyclone Idai. Now they face major concerns for their future.
as well as child protection and sanitation. World Vision is among 14

How Much Does Sponsoring a Child Cost?

family incomes and child protection. And your sponsored child can benefit from

Cyclone Idai: Thousands of people could drown as dam burst risk looms

Hundreds of thousands of people "could drown" as dams in Mozambique and Zimbabwe could burst, following a devastating cyclone and flooding in southern Africa.

World Vision ready to respond to devastating Mozambique cyclone

Emergency supplies have been rushed to Mozambique, where World Vision is preparing to respond to devastating Cyclone Idai.
shelter and child protection. World Vision Mozambique National

Child marriage

Forced Child Marriage commonly occurs across the world. Read our guide to find out the effects of child marriage and what we can do together to help.
rights and giving them a voice.  Enforce child protection measures  By educating people about forced … mistreated. Together we can help provide child protection services that are accessible to girls and

Typhoon Mangkhut

Typhoon Mangkhut (known locally as Ompong), one of the strongest storms of 2018, made landfall in the Philippines early on Saturday 15 September devastating Northern Luzon. The typhoon claimed dozens of lives and destroyed farmlands, seriously affecting people’s livelihoods.

Actor Jerome Flynn among thousands urging UK government to help ‘forgotten’ children

World Vision UK is calling for a fourfold increase in the proportion of UK humanitarian aid spending to protect children from violence.
that the public is concerned about child protection in some of the most dangerous countries. … at the most vulnerable receive no funds for child protection.

World Vision UK launches campaign to end violence against children

World Vision UK has launched a campaign to end violence against the world’s most vulnerable children, It Takes A World.
that budget more wisely and to prioritise child protection. We believe the public does not want the UK