In India, men face tremendous societal pressure telling them how they and their families should behave. But the men in these stories are learning to value and include their wives and daughters, leading to dramatic changes for them and their entire families!
Author: WV Advocacy
Legislative victory against human trafficking
Legislation has officially passed the House to address human trafficking! Learn more about how this will impact children everywhere.
Refugee Hope: A Son’s Perspective
The son of a Vietnam refugee shares his story – and advocates for foreign assistance to address crisis around the world!
Four survivors of gender-based violence join World Vision to rescue others
In India, four young girls who escaped child sex trafficking found a safe place in World Vision survivor groups. Now, they’re advocating for girls still waiting for justice—even if it meant putting themselves at risk again.
Honduran Kids Use Art to Talk About Child Labor
To encourage children to express their feelings, World Vision’s Bright Futures project, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, invited children to share their thoughts on child labor and children’s rights through art!
How Improving Clean Water Access Can Fight Global Hunger
In honor of World Water Day, learn how improved water, sanitation and hygiene can address hunger and malnutrition in communities!
A story of “Girl Power” in India: breaking down barriers of silence and injustice
In India, World Vision is equipping girls to fight injustice in their communities: empowering each other to break barriers and live full lives!
How the U.S. and Honduras are Teaming Up to Stop Child Labor
Working to stop and prevent child labor is a key piece of World Vision’s goal to foster hope and build resilience in Central America, so that families have hope for the future and don’t feel pressed into negative coping mechanisms like sending children to work.
Addressing Violence in Central America
Violence has a negative impact on all aspects of people’s lives— physical, emotional, economic, social, and political—and is a key driver for forced migration from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. Children, youth, and women suffer the most from the impact of violence. Despite pandemic lockdowns and social distance restrictions—and a slight decrease in homicides—news about homicides, disappearances, and recently, the increase of violence against women and children, make the headlines of country newspapers every day. This diminishes the fragile hope for a better future of the Central American people.
The Need for Resilient Development in Central America
Now more than ever, Central America is in need of resilient development and substantial foreign assistance. Central America has attained several development milestones in the past decades, such as poverty reduction and decreased child mortality. However, without resilience the country, community and individual levels, these gains are at risk of succumbing to existing vulnerabilities in the region that have been exacerbated by the pandemic and the impact of the hurricanes in late 2020. Act now to ensure stability and responsiveness in Central America!