Murky Web of Trafficking

Murky Web of Trafficking

June 12, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris This is part four of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. Completing their check-up of Reshma, child protection unit … Read More

Without Education, There is No Dignity

Without Education, There is No Dignity

June 8, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris This is part three of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. Exiting the main street of the community, Sandeep and … Read More

The Child Labor Saga

The Child Labor Saga

June 5, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris This is part two of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. Whether it is because of where they were … Read More

Guardians of the Community

Guardians of the Community

June 1, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris  This is part one of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. Against the backdrop of Siliguri, West Bengal’s manic train … Read More

What is (or isn’t in) the President’s budget?

What is (or isn’t in) the President’s budget?

May 23, 2017By WV AdvocacyCall to Action, Foreign Assistance 5 Comments

Today the Administration released its fully detailed proposed budget for FY 2018. In this greater than 1500 page budget directed at Congress, the President addresses ‘reprioritizing Federal spending so that it advances the safety and security of the American people’ along with ‘a moral commitment’ and ‘countering economic stagnation.’ Unfortunately, the budget also includes 32 … Read More

The Journey to Becoming an Advocate

The Journey to Becoming an Advocate

May 11, 2017By Guest AuthorAdvocate Stories No Comments

By: Beth Happick This blog was originally published on the World Vision blog.  Beth is a co-chairwoman for the Baltimore chapter of Women of Vision, attended the 2012 Women of Vision National Conference in Washington, D.C. Here, she shares some inspiring reflections on how the conference helped her become a passionate advocate for those suffering from … Read More

Congressman Speaks Out Against Hunger

Congressman Speaks Out Against Hunger

May 9, 2017By Zoey WilsonFood and Nutrition, Foreign Assistance 2 Comments

There are multiple issues that contribute to the cycle of poverty, including poor economic circumstances, food insecurity, access to education, conflict, and a host of other things. So what is the best approach to tackle a big problem? Programs that do not just tackle one issue but instead look at finding a holistic solution. The McGovern–Dole International Food for Education and … Read More