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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: World Vision responds to deadly, complex health emergency

Faced with the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history, World Vision is on the front lines of efforts to curb and prevent spread of the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and other countries in West Africa.

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“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty
June 11, 2013

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty

Airing on CNN on June 16, “Girl Rising” tells the stories of extraordinary girls and highlights the power of education to change the world.

Relay woman evaluates child health
May 20, 2013

Child deaths drop to near zero in World Vision communities

In Niger, preventable child deaths have been steadily decreasing in World Vision communities, as more mothers learn how to best protect their children from disease and...

Trafficking persists, enslaving children in sexual exploitation
May 7, 2013

Trafficking persists, enslaving children in sexual exploitation

There are more slaves in the world today than during any other time in human history. Ruse*, in Cambodia, is one of millions of young people trafficked each year.

Sequestration: Budget cuts will cost child lives
March 27, 2013

Sequestration: Budget cuts will cost child lives

World Vision’s president, Richard Stearns, calls on Congress to protect life-saving international assistance funding, saying “the effect of these budget cuts on the...

Anti-trafficking bill headed for president’s signature
February 28, 2013

Anti-trafficking bill headed for president’s signature

Congress has passed the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act, a comprehensive law to combat human trafficking in the United States and globally. It now...

This Valentine’s Day, keep chocolate child-labor free
February 13, 2013

This Valentine’s Day, keep chocolate child-labor free

Only about 5 percent of chocolate sold worldwide is certified to be free of exploitative child labor.

Senate moves to combat human trafficking
February 12, 2013

Senate moves to combat human trafficking

The Senate has passed the Trafficking Victims Reauthorization Act, a bill that positions the United States to remain a leader in the fight against human trafficking. Now...

Cambodia: Fight against child labor gets $10 million boost
January 15, 2013

Cambodia: Fight against child labor gets $10 million boost

A new child labor prevention program in Cambodia will target children engaged in commercial sex work, brick-making, agriculture, fishing, begging, souvenir selling, and...

Who will fall off the “fiscal cliff?”
November 30, 2012

Who will fall off the “fiscal cliff?”

Programs that save the lives of vulnerable children could be on the chopping block, even though they do immeasurable good and make up a negligible percentage of the...

HIV-positive mothers giving birth to HIV-free children
November 14, 2012

HIV-positive mothers giving birth to HIV-free children

World AIDS Day is December 1. This story from Zambia is an example of how World Vision continues to come alongside families and communities affected by HIV, giving them...

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