Friday, June 22, 2018 - 08:34 by Amanda Cupido
Denisa, 15, is engaged to a 28-year-old man. It’s not her choice, it is her family’s pressure from her family.
“At first it was like a bomb”, says Denisa from Albania. “My family was trying to convince me. It was like my body was there but my head and heart wasn’t… I can’t believe that at this age I have to take such a decision for my life.”
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 05:07 by Amanda Cupido
By Agnes, 23, Youth Activist from Uganda
Hello! I am Agnes from Uganda, I am a young leader, child advocate, peer educator and life skills trainer. I am going to talk about ending violence against girls and boys focusing mainly on child empowerment.
We must all start with identifying the most vulnerable children through training and raising awareness in our communities to endure no child is left behind. We need to eliminate all forms of violence...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 01:58 by
By Angelo Mathuch, Faith and Development Coordinator, World Vision South Sudan
I have experienced and seen so much evil at an early age but I choose to focus on the good. I have been hurt but I am not destroyed.
Just like the Joseph’s story in the Bible, I have been through the crucible so my life can show the hand of God. With the horrifying journey that I have been through, in the...
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 06:10 by Amanda Cupido
By Meghla,18, Young Leader from Bangladesh
I am Meghla from Bangladesh. I am a member of the Child & Youth Forum of World Vision Bangladesh. I am very committed to advocating for an end to child marriage, particularly for the girls who are the victims of child marriage in my community.
In the area where I live, we conducted child-led research and found that 40 per cent of girls aged between 10 and 16 years old who get married before they are 18. This...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 07:15 by Amanda Cupido
By Benjamin, 14, Young Leader from Chile
My name is Benjamin, I am 14 years old and from Chile. I would like talking about bullying, which is a form of violence that we experience a lot in my school.
First, I want to ask you to close your eyes and remember the time when you were in school. Remember if you were a bully or, you saw bulling or you were a victim of bullying. Think how you felt at that...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 11:57 by Tennille Bergin
By Kathryn Taetzsch, Global Director, Humanitarian Partnerships & Cash Based Programming, World Vision International
A customer care hotline
You’re entitled to receive a service. You don’t. You call the customer care hotline you were helpfully provided with. How are you feeling at this stage? Angry? Let down? Frustrated? You’ve called the hotline, and you’re put on hold. You finally reach a human and explain your issue....
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:44 by Amanda Cupido
Children have the right to live without violence and are leading a global movement to share their stories and solutions. It takes a world to listen.
"Many parents and adults are convinced that without using physical force it is...
Friday, May 25, 2018 - 07:48 by
We join with others around the world in prayer for:
· A world free from violence against children, where every child can play, go to school, be healthy, make friends, feel empowered and have their voice heard. A world where children feel loved and are safe from harm.
· Support for children who...
Monday, May 14, 2018 - 02:53 by Cecil Laguardia
They are just like all the women of the world I met. They are like those from the typhoon belt in the Philippines, those in displaced camps of Iraq, those in the remote parts of Thailand and Laos, or those among the ruins of Nepal’s devastating earthquake.
Indeed, South Sudanese women are the face of courage and resilience. There are a lot more inspiring descriptions I can recall, but if I sum them up in two words, those are the most...
Monday, April 23, 2018 - 13:22 by
Authored by: Tadeusz Mich, Director of Global Church Partnerships
Technology has connected communities around the world in ways that were previously unimaginable. People can now easily communicate, purchase, and follow news in countries that are thousands of miles away. But with a digital world comes a new space where child protection can be compromised.
Just like technology connects people of all backgrounds, so did this event. Participants...