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!
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.
On International Women’s Day, we urge you to show your support for protecting women and girls from violence by asking your Member to cosponsor the Safe From The Start Act.
In India, World Vision is equipping girls to fight injustice in their communities: empowering each other to break barriers and live full lives!
On International Day of the Girl, we urge you to show your support for improving girls’ access to quality education by asking your Member to cosponsor the Keeping Girls in School Act.
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.
Anuradha was only 13 years old and was studying in class eight when she was married off as a child bride. And only a year into marriage, she gave birth to her first child.
Up to 10 million more girls over the next decade are at risk of child marriage as a result of the pandemic. For the first time in almost 30 years, adolescent girls are more, not less, at risk of child marriage.
Written by Marta Galambos – a World Vision Strong Women Strong World NextGen leader and a graduate of civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University currently working in Colorado, USA. How can women and girls, in every society, participate effectively as full and equal members of their communities? I first became interested in this question as an undergraduate … Read More
Education is key to reducing child marriage: A girl’s risk of early marriage is reduced for every year she stays in school. Here’s why.