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 … Read More

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

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Armed Conflict, No Place for a Child

February 15, 2017By Zoey WilsonProtecting Children 1 Comment

In January, Congress received over 14 thousand emails, phone calls, and tweets from World Vision advocates asking the U.S. government to make ending violence against children in all forms, including trafficking, child labor, and children fighting in armed conflict, a priority. Today, February 15, some of those members who received messages will be attending a panel in … Read More

Breaking from Convention: Hem’s Story

January 11, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By Nissi Thapa Globally, 11 percent of girls are married before they are 15. This often means that they drop out of school, don’t work, and are at greater risk of complications due to pregnancy and childbirth. But World Vision is working to stop this through local advocacy programs that educate communities about the harm early … Read More

Why we need to come together officially, to end violence against children

January 3, 2017By Christina BradicProtecting Children 2 Comments

Officially, there are over one billion reasons to come together to end violence against children. Over half of the world’s children are affected by violence, and every one of these more than one billion children deserve a life where they can thrive and reach their full potential. Violence against children includes abuse, exploitation, forced labor, … Read More