Both family separation and detention — unaccompanied or as a family — have proven toxic for children’s overall development and long-term well-being.
More than 28 million children were forced to leave their homes in 2016 alone. Unfortunately, these numbers are a part of a growing trend.
As a Christian organization, we believe God calls us to be His co-workers in defending the vulnerable, the marginalized, and the powerless.
Child labor refers to work that deprives a child of their childhood. It is work that is mentally, physically, or morally harmful to children.
We promise that calling your members of Congress isn’t scary and is actually pretty easy. Your advocacy on these bills matters now more than ever.
This post is largely dictated from a World Vision joint report, Childhood Interrupted: Children’s Voices from the Rohingya Refugee Crisis authored by Eline Severijnen and Linda Ridwan Steinbock. “We live a captive life here. We cannot do anything we want to do. We cannot play here, there is no football and there is not enough … Read More
Half of the world’s children are affected by violence. Prayer is the strongest tool we have to protect children, followed by our voice — an expression of our will to not let any child be forgotten. In 1950, World Vision founder Bob Pierce joined pastors on the Korean peninsula. Together they prayed during the volatile … Read More
There is hope for the one billion children around the world who are affected by violence. Violence against children includes physical, emotional, and sexual violence, and many of these children suffer other harms – through abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Violence isn’t one size fits all; it can include trafficking, child labor, early marriage, and other … Read More
“What is the aim of this Congress? And what will happen for us next?” asked 19-year-old Hameed to a captive audience in the U.S. Capitol building. Over live video stream from the Harsham IDP (Internally Displaced People) and refugee camp in Iraq, Hameed (19), Yasmeen (13), and Mohamed (16), shared the hardships they experienced when … Read More
In this season of giving, don’t neglect your greatest gift of all: your voice. You and other advocates have come together this year to build relationships with Congress, impact policies that affect the poor, and pray for people around the world. The results are just one more reason to celebrate as we enter the Christmas season. The best gifts are … Read More