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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.
commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals. We must keep our promise to the world’s … still a long way to go in order to meet the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. The UK has a proud track record of

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Call on the UK Government to keep its promise to end violence against children
everyone how important it is for the 2030 sustainable development goals that we all make sure adequate humanitarian

UK should lead the international community in driving greater spending to protect children

The UK must do more to protect children as less than £1 per child globally is spent to prevent violence, World Vision warns following Penny Mordaunt's statement on UK aid.
approach to work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

World Vision joins new drive to end violence against children

World Vision today joins a new partnership to end violence against children across the world, backed by British Government funding to tackle online sexual exploitation.
to end violence by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Working through the Global

New PM must continue Britain's proud legacy of global leadership for children

World Vision urges the new Prime Minister to continue the UK's proud legacy of global leadership for children.

Parliament SDG reports: World Vision calls for the UK government to put greater focus on needs of the children

World Vision UK has lamented the government’s lack of focus on children’s issues and has called for the UK to produce a strategic cross-government plan that outlines a clear path to achieving the SDGs.
developing an action plan to implement the sustainable development goals

“Sustainable Development Goals impossible to attain without funding revolution,” warns World Vision UK

Aid agency World Vision UK warns that an increasingly fragile and unstable world could put the global sustainable development goals at risk unless a new funding approach is established.
and unstable world could put the global sustainable development goals at risk unless a new funding approach is

“Can you visit in December and make me the happiest child”

Sue Tinney, a World Vision child sponsor and busy Ambassador, heads to Senegal to meet her sponsored child, Laurent, and his community. Read all about her experience here.
all of which support the new Sustainable Development Goals and have given me invaluable examples to use

Stamping out stigma

Ministers, MPs, Peers and social justice experts at the House of Commons threw their weight behind stamping out stigma for survivors of sexual violence at a House of Commons debate organised by World Vision UK.
the need to link the issue to the Sustainable Development Goals

Most important New Year’s Resolutions

World Vision meets with Ibrahim, Isa & their 8-month-old baby Lubab. Recalling the events that drove them to flee Syria, Ibrahim and Isa discuss their journey to Serbia and their wish for baby Lubab to grow up free from fear.
resolutions ever made. The new Sustainable Development Goals we must remind ourselves of why the new Sustainable Development Goals were set in the first place

Our children and climate change

In early December, World Leaders descend on Paris for CoP21 - a global summit on climate change, where they hope to agree on a new path towards tackling its effects on some of the world's poorest people. Resilience Manager Maggie Ibrahim, explains the new direction World Vision wants to see...
agreement to complement the recently agreed Sustainable Development Goals

Global Goals - the world's new 'to do' list

Last week global leaders, Hollywood stars and even the Pope joined together in New York to celebrate the new set of global goals for the world. Head of Policy Gavin Crowden, gives his view on why the goals are needed and why it's so important that they leave no child behind.

Leaving nobody behind

This weekend, world leaders meet at the UN in New York to agree to a new set of global goals that charities and governments together will focus on over the next fifteen years. WVUK Social Media Manager Kate Shaw shares three stories on the subject of early/forced marriage - an area that wasn't fully tackled in the last set of goals but that she hopes will be at the top of the table this time around.
the uncertainty of chid marriage. The new Sustainable Development Goals aim to build a better world for people and

Twelve short months - Refugees and the Syria crisis

When the UN meets to agree the new Sustainable Development Goals next week, World Vision's Rob Henderson reflects on our collective need to go further this time if we really want the world to move forward in the next fifteen years. With Syria being the humanitarian crisis of our time, our response will define a generation.
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Engaging youth for change

Ahead of the DFID summit on the Sustainable Development Goals this weekend, Child Rights Policy Officer Madeleine Askham explains how workshops helping youth to recognise barriers that are holding them back, can become key drivers that challenge inequality and lack of opportunity.
is running a summit focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals this weekend for young people who have … We will also be educating them about the Sustainable Development Goals

Action 2015 | Fighting for an end to child marriage

Senior Child Rights Programme Adviser Tracy Shields reflects on the tragedy of child marriage prior to her visit to Malawi - where 50% of girls under 18 fall prey to the practice. However, a worldwide remedy may come in the form of the Sustainable Development Goals and the pledge to 'eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage' by 2030.
at the UN General Assembly to agree the new Sustainable Development Goals. Thanks to the continual

Talking with a former child soldier in CAR

Public Affairs and Government Relations Officer Sarah has been working on the SDGs for the past year. This summer she visited the conflict torn Central African Republic, and met a former child soldier named Francis. Francis' experiences symbolise the main failings of the MDGs, and what we need to do better over the next 15 years.
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The haves and have-nots of childhood

Geeta Bandi-Phillips reflects on how issues her community faced in her childhood are still to be addressed today. She calls on governments and the private sector to do more to address food and nutrition around the world using the sustainable development goals.

World Vision says final MDGs report confirms worst fears

Children and their families in fragile states largely did not benefit from the 15 year global initiative to reduce poverty.
years and stop at nothing to ensure the new Sustainable Development Goals reach the most disadvantaged and vulnerable